Ubheeram Jaykissen is a researcher at the Ministry of Health and Wellness in Mauritius.

Ubheeram Jaykissen 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 to improve their skills from sample preparation till SARS CoV 2 variant calling and uploading of data to international genomic surveillance repositories like GISAID

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.