Chosen Obih

Chosen Obih

University Fellows Cohort Member, 2021-2022
PhD Student, Plant Science
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Chosen Obih is a doctoral student in the School of Plant Sciences. He grew up in Southern Nigeria where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology from Godfrey Okoye University Enugu and a Master of Science in Plant Sciences and Biotechnology from the University of Nigeria Nsukka. He has worked as an assistant lecturer in the Department of Biological Sciences at Godfrey Okoye University and a science instructor at DNA Learning Center Nigeria, a science education center dedicated to supporting and facilitating molecular biology hands-on laboratory training in Nigeria and Africa. His doctoral research is on the application of computational and data science approaches to solve challenges in sustainable agriculture. After earning his PhD, Chosen wants to become a professor and run a lab that applies genomics and computational tools to accelerate the development of new crops that can withstand changing climates. Outside his academic and professional pursuits, he enjoys hiking and traveling.