Genomics Africa Fellow: Thongbotho Mphoyakgosi

Dr. Thongbotho Mphoyakgosi is a senior scientist at the Ministry of Health and Wellness Botswana.

Dr. Thongbotho Mphoyakgosi came to this fellowship at CERI in Stellenbosch University to receive training on SARS-CoV-2 sequencing in order to increase genomics surveillance in Botswana. 

Duration of the fellowship: 2 to 12 November 2021.

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