Training

ACEGID Trains 100+ Scientists from Over 30 African Countries in One Year

In the last year, the African Centre of Excellence for Genomics of Infectious Diseases (ACEGID) has trained over 100 African scientists from more than 30 countries in next-generation sequencing of SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes Covid-19) and other pathogens. This is part of the centre’s effort at building genomics capacity across Africa. The workshops held …

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ACEGID Hosts 2nd Hands-on Training on Next Generation Sequencing of SARS-CoV-2​

The second edition of training on Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) of SARS-CoV-2 started on December 1 at ACEGID, Redeemer’s University, Ede, Nigeria. The training is aimed at strengthening genomic surveillance capacity on the African continent. Following opening formalities, Dr Yenew Kebede, Head of Laboratory Systems at Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) …

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ACEGID-Africa Pathogen Genomics Initiative Trains African Scientists in Next Generation Sequencing

Towards scaling up genomic sequencing capacity on the African continent, the African Centre of Excellence for Genomics of Infectious Diseases (ACEGID), in partnership with the Africa Pathogen Genomics Initiative, is hosting Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) training for scientists involved in national Covid-19 sequencing efforts. This is the first in the series of NGS training workshops …

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