FUDMA student wins Sanger Institute Prize
A Microbiology student from Federal University Dutsin-ma, Nigeria with name Ibrahim Adamu has won the Wellcome Sanger Institute prize for this year (2022). Ibrahim from Ingawa Local Government of Katsina State become the second person in Nigeria to win the prize.
The Sanger Prize is an outreach competition aimed at undergraduate students who live and study in low or middle income countries that are studying genomics relevant courses.
This year, students from 138 countries of different universities and faculties participated in the competition.
As usual, the winner of the Sanger Institute Prize will be offered a three-month internship with a research group at the Wellcome Sanger Institute, Cambridge, United Kingdom.
All essential expenses will be paid for by the internship prize including travel costs, visa costs, training and research costs, accommodation and reasonable food costs during the three month internship.
The winner will also receive support and mentorship by the Institute, both from the scientific programme they work with and the team who administer the fund.