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Becky Aloo

Country of origin: Kenya Currently in: Kenya, Eldoret General field of specialization: Biological Systems and Organisms
Academic Background


2014 Master Biological Systems and Organisms
2020 Doctorate Biological Systems and Organisms
2008 Undergraduate Biological Systems and Organisms
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Biological Systems and Organisms

Publications resulting from Research: 

[1] B. N. Aloo, E. R. Mbega & B. A. Makumba (2019) Rhizobacteria-Based Technology for Sustainable Cropping of Potato (Solanum tuberosum L.). Potato Research, DOI:10.1007/s11540-019-09432-1

[2] B. N. Aloo, B. A. Makumba, E. R. Mbega. (2019). The Potential of Bacilli Rhizobacteria for Sustainable Crop Production and Environmental Sustainability. Microbiological Research, 219: 26-39.

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Higher Education Study
I am involved in my PhD research on Rhizobacteria. Apart from this, I am also a Tutorial Fellow at University of Eldoret and the young ambassador to Kenya for the Microbiology Society of Kenya and involved in mentoring and outreach activities for young girls in STEM.


American Society for Microbiology
Prizes, Grants and Awards

Other Awards

Jul 2019
Sub-Saharan Africa Young Talents - L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Sub-Saharan Africa Regional programme
Nov 2018
BCFN – Young Earth Solutions! Award
Oct 2018
Green Talents Award
Jan 2018
DAAD In-country/In-Region Doctoral Scholarship
Jun 2017
Overall Best Poster Presenter
Feb 2017
Leadership Grant for International Educators

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