Genomics Africa Fellow: Hlanai Gumbo

Hlanai Gumbo is a senior medical laboratory scientist at the National Microbiology Reference Laboratory, Ministry of Health, Zimbabwe.

Hlanai Gumbo came to this fellowship at CERI in Stellenbosch University to receive training on SARS-CoV-2 sequencing in order to increase genomics surveillance in Zimbabwe. 

Duration of the fellowship: 2 to 12 November 2021.

Trained received: Hands-on sequencing on Oxford Nanopore Technologies (ONT) sequencing and bioinformatics analysis.