Damaris Achieng Odeny

WCPP 2019 invited speaker DAMARIS ACHIENG ODENY (PhD) is a genomics scientist currently in charge of molecular breeding activities of all ICRISAT mandate crops in eastern and southern Africa. Prior to this, she worked as a senior researcher at the Agricultural Research Council (ARC), South Africa (2009 – 2013), where she played a key role in establishing the underutilized vegetable genomics group. Damaris is particularly passionate about mentoring of upcoming young scientists and ties most of her research activities to capacity building of African scientists.

Genomics scientist
ICRISAT

2019-01-23T08:47:29+01:00

Genomics scientist
ICRISAT