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The CPGR is a specialist contract research organisation legally established as a not-for-profit in South Africa. Based in Cape Town, the organisation combines state-of-the-art analytical technologies with...


The CPGR offers a portfolio of core and enabling workflows.
These feed into each other to create unique bioanalytical and biocomputational solutions...

News and Blog

Proteomics Mass Spectrometry Manager
The Centre for Proteomic and Genomic Research (CPGR)seeks to hire a Proteomics Mass Spectrometry Manager responsible for more details

Proteomics Bioinformatician Position
The CPGR is seeking to employ a Proteomics Bioinformatician to assist the organisation in rendering comprehensive data analysis more details

Marketing & Sales Leader Position
The Centre for Proteomic & Genomic Research (CPGR) seeks to hire a Marketing & Sales Leader responsible more details

Grant Writer Position
The Centre for Proteomic & Genomic Research (CPGR) seeks to hire a professional Grant Writer more details

The CPGR joins the Biomarkers Consortium, June 06, 2013.
The CPGR today, June 06, 2013 announced that it has joined the Biomarkers Consortium in an effort to seek new avenues for enhancing the development of biomarkers more details

Postdoctoral Position available at CPGR
A postdoctoral position in proteomics and genomics is available at CPGR. Here are more details to apply.

Biostastician Position Available
An exciting job position for a biostatistician is immediately available at the CPGR. More details to apply.

Affymetrix Announces Research Collaboration with Centre for Proteomic and Genomic Research (CPGR) in South Africa. More details.

CPGR 2012 Financial Year End Report
We have released an online version of our Annual Report for the 2012 FY. More details here.

Chipster workshop
The CHPC are offering a free workshop on Chipster, an open source platform for data analysis. More details here.

Young Ambassadors @ Africa Leads
Africa Leads extends the invite to individuals worldwide between the ages of 18 and 30 to participate in the Young Ambassadors @ Africa Leads programme . More details here.

3rd Proteomics Symposium and Workshop
Registration for this event has opened Click here for more details.

DST-NRF Internship Progamme 2013/2014 opens
The call for applciants for the DST-NRF internship programme for 2013/2014 has opened. More details here.
Our collaborators at the CSIR Meraka Institute are recruiting staff.
They are looking for an Application Scientist: Bioinformatics and Software developer/systems administrator: Bioinformatics. Closing date 14 Sep 2012.
3rd Proteomics Symposium and Workshop
Save the date for the Proteomics Seminar and Workshop being held in Cape Town for the first time. Click here for more details.
Data to Knowledge: Making sense of a the complexities Proteomics Data
The CPGR and MCB are proudly hosting a bioinformatics workshop on the 19th of September. Click here for more details. H3 Africa: looking for a collaborating technology partner?
The CPGR is available and willing to assist on your grant application...
Partek ® training course
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Happy Birthday CPGR!. The CPGR celebrated its sixth birthday on the 4th of April....
CPGR Launches e-Learning Initiative
As part of a human capital development programme the CPGR has proposed an e-learning initiative to support the development .... CPGR and AB SCIEX to host a Seminar. The CPGR and AB SCIEX are pleased to announce that they will be hosting a seminar "The AB SCIEX TripleTOF™ 5600. Moving a project from qualitative to quantitative analysis - without compromises in speed or sensitivity! Closing date for Affymetrix orders 2011.
Affymetrix clients: the closing date for Affy orders for this year is December 5th 2011. CPGR and Anatech to host a Genomics Workshop. The CPGR and Anatech are pleased to announce that they will be hosting a genomics workshop "Latest Advances in Microarray Applications and NGS Target Enrichment Technology" at the IIDMM. UCT and CPGR join forces with international Pharmacogenomics initiative focussing on African diseases The Division of Human Genetics at the University of Cape Town and the CPGR, Cape Town, South Africa, proudly announce they will be joining PGENI... CPGR joins the Proteomics Innovation Network (PIN) of Service and Product Providers. The CPGR is pleased to announce that it has joined the thirteen international service and product providers that form the Proteomics Innovation Network The mission of the ..... CPGR and UCB scientists look for biomarkers to enhance influenza vaccination programs. CPGR announced that it is teaming up with scientists at UBC (University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada) in a quest to identify immune correlates of response...


The CPGR was established as a modern, high-throughput biological research facility to support the life science and biotech sector in South Africa. We provide...