Authors: Andreas Shiningavamwe, Namibia - 2021-10-08
Andreas Shiningavamwe is the Chief Medical Scientist at the Namibian Institute of Pathology. Andreas Shiningavamwe came to South Africa to receive training in SARS-CoV-2 sequencing in order to set up their own sequencing laboratory in Namibia to help to identify variants.
Duration of the fellowship: 11 September to 26 September 2021
Trained received: Hands-on sequencing on Oxford Nanopore Technology (ONT) and bioinformatics analysis.
Genomics Africa Fellowship: A program of CERI and partners at Stellenbosch and UKZN in collaboration with the Rockefeller Foundation and the Africa Centre for Diseases Control (Africa CDC)
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KRISP has been created by the coordinated effort of the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), the Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) and the South African Medical Research Countil (SAMRC).