Justen Manasa

PhD student under the supervision of Tulio de Oliveira and Prof. David Katzenstein from Stanford Univ. Justen PhD concentrates on the development laboratory assays for HIV-1 genotyping as well as bioinformatics analysis of HIV-1 ARV drug resistance in Southern Africa.

Name: Justen Manasa.

Email: jmanasa@africacentre.ac.za

Telephone: +27 (0) 31 260 4654

Research Summary

PhD student under the supervision of Tulio de Oliveira and Prof. David Katzenstein from Stanford Univ. Justen PhD concentrates on the development laboratory assays for HIV-1 genotyping as well as bioinformatics analysis of HIV-1 ARV drug resistance in Southern Africa.


Open access pdf Publications (last 10)

Primary drug resistance in South Africa - data from 10 years of surveys.
Manasa J, Katzenstein D, Cassol S, Newell ML, de Oliveira T, AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses (2012), 28(6):558-565.

Surveillance of transmitted antiretroviral drug resistance among HIV-1 infected women attending antenatal clinics in Chitungwiza, Zimbabwe..
Tshabalala M, Manasa J, Zijenah LS, Rusakaniko S, Kadzirange G, Mucheche M, Kassaye S, Johnston E, Katzenstein D, PLoS ONE (2011), 6(6):e21241.

Evolution and Molecular Epidemiology of Subtype C HIV-1 in Zimbabwe.
Dalai SC, de Oliveira T, Harkins GH, Kassaye SG, Lint J, Manasa J, Johnston E, Katzenstein D, AIDS (2009), 23(18):2523-32.

Evaluation of the Partec flow cytometer against the BD FACSCalibur system for monitoring immune responses of human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients in Zimbabwe.
Manasa J, Musabaike H, Masimirembwa C, Burke E, Luthy R, Mudzori J, Clin Vaccine Immunol (2007), 14(3):293-8.

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Blogs Blogs (last 5)

Bioafrica Blogs from Bioafrica and SATuRN websites

ACiLT Practical Course on Quality Assurance of HIV-1 Drug Resistance Interpretation in Sequence Editing and Data Management Process, 7-11 May 2012

Author: Justen Manasa, Tulio de Oliveira - 2012-06-01

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Reports Reports (last 5)

Bioafrica Reports from Bioafrica and SATuRN websites

Transmited Drug Resistance data now more accessible through HIVDB GIS Tool

SATuRN 2012 report, date: 2012-03-29

Manasa J, Hunt G and de Oliveira T for SATuRN

A survey of 10 years of primary drug resistance in South Africa

SATuRN 2011 report, date: 2011-12-01

Manasa J, Cassol S, Seebregts C, Newell M-L, de Oliveira T

Southern African Treatment and Resistance Network (SATuRN) Executive Summary

SATuRN 2011 report, date: 2011-12-01

Tulio de Oliveira, Justen Manasa, Lungani Ndwandwe, Richard Lessells, David Katzenstein, Chris Seebregts

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Clinical cases Clinical cases (last 5)

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News News (last 5)

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Los Angeles Times

HIV drug resistance is spreading in Africa, experts say

Los Angeles Times - 2012-07-23

WASHINGTON (By Erin Loury, LA Times) - Scaling up the distribution of HIV medication over the last decade has vastly increased the number of people receiving treatment around the world. An estimated 8 million infected people received the antiretroviral drugs in 2011, compared to just 400,000 in 2003.


SATuRN

SATuRN meeting, presentations & tweet coverage at the XIX International AIDS 2012 Conference, Washington

SATuRN - 2012-07-14

WASHINGTON, 22-27 July 2012 - We are hosting a meeting, presenting many talks and posters and tweeting on the XIX International AIDS 2012 Conference.


BioAfrica

SATuRN Newsletter Vol. 1 Number 1, Jan-Mar 2012

BioAfrica - 2012-04-15

The newsletter idea is that anyone with 15 minutes to spare can learn about our work and its application in everyday life.


IAS

Transmitted Drug Resistance Rate Remains Below 5% in South Africa

IAS - 2012-03-05

by Mark Mascolini - Analysis of South Africans with newly diagnosed, untreated HIV infection indicates low levels of transmitted antiretroviral-resistant HIV across the country through 2010 and no evidence of transmitted drug-resistant HIV in rural KwaZulu Natal


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