Christian Noel Malaka is a researcher and deputy head of the laboratory of arboviruses, viral hemorrhagic fevers, emerging viruses, and zoonoses at the Institut Pasteur of Bangui in the Central African Republic.
Christian Noel Malaka came to this fellowship at KRISP in University of KwaZulu-Natal and CERI at University of Stellenbosch to receive training on SARS-CoV-2, HIV, TB and other pathogen sequencing to strengthen genomic sequencing capacity and the capacity of other countries with limited resources.
Duration of the fellowship: 10 April 2023 to 21 April 2023.
Trained received: Hands-on sequencing on Oxford Nanopore Technologies (ONT) and Illumina COVID-seq sequencing and bioinformatics analysis.
Fellowship sponsors: Rockefeller Foundation.