Genomics Africa Fellow: Cyrille Kouligueul Diedhiou

Cyrille Kouligueul Diedhiou is a senior scientist at the Institut de Recherche en Santé, de Surveillance Épidémiologique et de Formations (IRESSEF), Dakar, Sénégal

Cyrille Kouligueul Diedhiou  came to this fellowship at KRISP in University of KwaZulu-Natal to receive training on SARS-CoV-2 sequencing in order to increase genomics surveillance in Senegal.. 

Duration of the fellowship: 3 to 17 September 2022.

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

Fellowship sponsors: Abbott Pandemic Defense Coalition & Rockefeller Foundation.