Velma OKARON
VOLUNTEER
KENYA

Velma Okaron is a Ph
D
Candidate in Plant Breeding and Biotechnology at Makerere Regional Centre for Crop Improvement
Her research interests include: Conventional breeding, Germplasm diversity evaluation and utilization, Marker-assisted breeding (MAB), Candidate gene(s) identification and verification, Bioinformatics, Linkage, and Association mapping (GWAS)
He is a member of the African Association of Plant Breeders, Crop Improvement Research Frontiers and Miss Career Africa