Luka Sote is a biotechnologist at the Mbeya Zonal Referral Hospital in Tanzania.

Luka Sote came to this fellowship at KRISP at the University of KwaZulu-Natal and CERI at the University of Stellenbosch to receive training on SARS-CoV-2, HIV, TB and other pathogen sequencing better identify drug resistant infections in patients, and to generate better information to prepare the hospital for future covid outbreaks and other epidemics.

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.