Dr. Abdou Padane is the head of the Genomics Platform and BSL3 laboratories at the Institut de Recherche en Santé de Surveillance Epidemiologique et de Formation (IRESSEF) in Senegal
Dr. Abdou Padane came to this fellowship at CERI at University of Stellenbosch to receive training in metagenomics genomics workflow and bioinformatics. He is also receiving advanced training in grant writing and management.
Duration of the fellowship: 12 February 2023 to 12 February 2024.
Trained received: Hands-on sequencing on Oxford Nanopore Technologies (ONT) and Illumina metagenomics sequencing and bioinformatics analysis.
Fellowship sponsors: Abbott Pandemic Defence Coalition (APDC)