Editor-in-Chief:
Dhurva Prasad Gauchan, Ph.D.


Associate Professor
Department of Biotechnology
Kathmandu University, Nepal
Email: eicnjb<AT>bsn<DOT>com<DOT>np
gauchan<AT>ku<DOT>edu<DOT>np

Associate Editor-in-Chief:
Vasudeo Pandharinath Zambare, Ph.D.


Dean and Professor
Department of Life Sciences
Sandip University, India
Email: vasudeo.zambare<AT>sandipuniversity<DOT>edu<DOT>in
vasuzambare<AT>gmail<DOT>com

Niranjan Koirala, Ph.D.


Faculty of Science and Technology
University of Macau, China
Email: koirala<AT>iibiomedicas<DOT>unam<DOT>mx
koirala.biochem<AT>gmail<DOT>com

Nabin Narayan Munankarmi


Adjunct Professor
Department of Biotechnology
Kantipur Valley College,
Purbanchal University (P.U), Nepal
Email: nabinnm<AT>bsn<DOT>org<DOT>np
nabin2045<AT>gmail<DOT>com

Binayak Raj Pandey


Executive Board Member
Biotechnology Society of Nepal, Nepal
Email: binayakrp<AT>bsn<DOT>org<DOT>np
binayakrp<AT>gmail<DOT>com

Managing & Copy Editor:

Prashanna Maharjan


Teaching Assistant
Amrit Science Campus (ASCOL), Nepal
Email: maharjanprashanna<AT>gmail<DOT>com

Managing Editor:
Raja Ram Gurung

 
Asst. Manager, Quality Assurance
Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology, Nepal
Email: rajaram.gurung<AT>tilganga<DOT>org
nepaliraza07<AT>gmail<DOT>com

Shishir Pandey


Researcher
Kathmandu Institute of Applied Sciences, Nepal
Email: shishirpandey111<AT>gmail<DOT>com 

Language Editor:
Khagendra Acharya, Ph.D.


Assistant Professor
Department of Management Informatics and Communications
Kathmandu University, Nepal
Email: khagendra<AT>ku<DOT>edu<DOT>np
acharya.khagen<AT>gmail<DOT>com

Assistant Language Editor:
Samikshya Kandel


Research Assistant
Nepal Academy of Science and Technology, Nepal
Email: samikshya.kandel<AT>nast<DOT>gov<DOT>np

Statistical Editor:
Rabindra Kayastha, Ph.D.


Associate Professor
Department of Mathematics
Kathmandu University, Nepal
Email: rkayastha<AT>ku<DOT>edu<DOT>np

Promotional Editor:
Mr. Dinesh Giri


Joint Secretary
Biotechnology Society of Nepal, Nepal
Email: njb<AT>bsn<DOT>org<DOT>np
dgiri1773<AT>gmail<DOT>com

Editors:
Maria Rosario GarcĂ­a-Gil, Ph.D.


Associate Professor and Researcher
Department of Forest Genetics and Plant Physiology
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden
Email: m.rosario.garcia<AT>slu<DOT>se

Mohd Fadhil Md Din, Ph.D.


Associate Professor
Centre for Environmental Sustainability and Water Security
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Malaysia
Email: mfadhil<AT>utm<DOT>my

Ramachandran Subramanian, Ph.D.


Associate Professor
Department of Biotechnology
Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani
Dubai Campus, United Arab Emirates
Email: sramachandran<AT>dubai<DOT>bits-pilani<DOT>ac<DOT>in

Hari Krishna Saiju, Ph.D.


Professor & Head
Department of Biotechnology
Asian Institute of Technology & Management (AITM), Nepal
Email: hk.saiju<AT>aitm<DOT>edu<DOT>np

Laxuman Sharma, Ph.D.


Associate Professor
Department of Horticulture
Sikkim University, India
Email: lsharma<AT>cus<DOT>ac<DOT>in

Hari Prasad Devkota, Ph.D.


Assistant Professor
School of Pharmacy
Kumamoto University, Japan
Email: devkotah<AT>kumamoto-u<DOT>ac<DOT>jp

Kuldeep Sharma, Ph.D.


Assistant Professor
Department of Botany
Mohanlal Sukhadia University, India
Email: drkdsharma<AT>mlsu<DOT>ac<DOT>in

Talha Bin Emran, Ph.D.


Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacy
BGC Trust University Bangladesh, Bangladesh
Email: talhabmb<AT>bgctub<DOT>ac<DOT>bd

Himal Luitel, Ph.D.


Assistant Professor
Center for Biotechnology
Agriculture and Forestry University, Nepal
Email: hluitel<AT>afu<DOT>edu<DOT>np

Chandra Gurnani, Ph.D.


Assistant Professor & Head
Department of Biotechnology
DAV College, Maharaja Ganga Singh University, India
Email: chandrabiotech9<AT>gmail<DOT>com
davcollege.sgnr<AT>gmail<DOT>com

Prashant Mohan Pawar, Ph.D.


Assistant Professor
Regional Centre for Biotechnology (RCB), India
Email: prashant.pawar<AT>rcb<DOT>res<DOT>in

Buddhiman Tamang, Ph.D.


Assistant Professor
Department of Biotechnology
Sikkim University, India
Email: btamang01<AT>cus<DOT>ac<DOT>in

Reshma Tuladhar, Ph.D.


Assistant Professor
Central Department of Microbiology
Tribhuvan University, Nepal
Email: reshma.tuladhar<AT>cdmi<DOT>tu<DOT>edu<DOT>np
resutu<AT>gmail.com

Vaibhav Srivastava, Ph.D.


Researcher
KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Email: vasri<AT>kth<DOT>se

Abdul Azeez, Ph.D.


Senior Research Investigator
Michigan Technological University, USA
Email: aazeez<AT>mtu<DOT>edu

I. Vayanga Nishani Rathnayake, Ph.D.


Senior Lecturer
Department of Microbiology
University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka
Email: vayanga<AT>kln<DOT>ac<DOT>lk

Rajeev (Deokota) Chhetri, Ph.D.


Principal
National School of Sciences
NIST Foundation, Nepal
Email: razzyde<AT>gmail<DOT>com

Bishnu P. Marasini, Ph.D.


Faculty
Department of Biotechnology
National College (NACOL)-NIST, Khusibu, Nepal
Email: bishnu.marasini<AT>gmail<DOT>com

Raunak Shrestha, Ph.D.


Post Doctoral Research Scholar
Department of Radiation Oncology
University of California, San Francisco, USA
Email: raunakman.shrestha<AT>ucsf<DOT>edu

Dipesh Dhakal, Ph.D.


Postdoctoral Associate
Department of Medicinal Chemistry
University of Florida, USA
Email: dipeshdhakal<AT>cop<DOT>ufl<DOT>edu

Suman Lama, Ph.D.


Researcher
School of Energy and Chemical Engineering 
Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, South Korea
Email: unistlama<AT>unist<DOT>ac<DOT>kr

Ranjan Koirala, Ph.D.


Post-Doctoral Researcher
Department of Food, Environmental and Nutritional Sciences
University of Milan, Italy
Email: ranjan.koirala<AT>unimi<DOT>it

Rupendra Shrestha, Ph.D.


Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
Department of Genetics
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA
Email: rupendra.shrestha<AT>einsteinmed<DOT>org

Sudip Regmi, Ph.D.


Head, Quality Assurance and Quality Control
Patanjali Ayurved Pvt. Ltd., Nepal.
Email: regmi.sudip7<AT>gmail<DOT>com

Manohar Prasad Bhandari, Ph.D.


Leading Researcher
Institute of Clinical and Preventive Medicine
University of Latvia, Latvia
Email: bhandari<AT>lu<DOT>lv

Santosh Koirala, Ph.D.


Researcher
University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, USA
Email: koirala2<AT>illinois<DOT>edu
skoirala1984<AT>gmail<DOT>com

Saroj Khatiwada, Ph.D.


Researcher
Department of Pharmacology
University of New South Wales, Australia
Email: s.khatiwada<AT>unsw<DOT>edu<DOT>au
khatiwadasaroj22<AT>gmail<DOT>com

Bal Kumari Oliya, Ph.D.


Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
Central Department of Botany
Tribhuvan University, Nepal
Email: balkumarioliya1<AT>gmail<DOT>com

Advisors:
Prof. Sharada Thapaliya, Ph.D.


Vice-Chancellor
Agriculture Forestry University, Nepal
Email: vc<AT>afu<DOT>edu<DOT>np
sthapaliya<AT>afu<DOT>edu<DOT>np

Prof. Bharat Jha, Ph.D.


Vice-Chancellor
Rajarshi Janak University, Nepal
Email: me.bharatjha<AT>gmail<DOT>com

Sunil Babu Shrestha, Ph.D.


Vice-Chancellor
Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST), Nepal
Email: sunilbabushrestha<AT>nast<DOT>gov<DOT>np
sunilbabushrestha<AT>gmail<DOT>com

Jae Kyung Sohng, Ph.D.


Professor
Department of Life Science and Biochemical Engineering
Sun Moon University, Republic of Korea
Email: sohng<AT>sunmoon<DOT>ac<DOT>kr

Janardan Lamichhane, Ph.D.


Professor
Department of Biotechnology
Kathmandu University, Nepal
Email: ljanardan<AT>ku<DOT>edu<DOT>np

Naba Raj Devkota, Ph.D.


Professor & Director
Directorate of Research and Extension
Agriculture and Forestry University (AFU), Nepal
Email: ndevkota<AT>afu<DOT>edu<DOT>np
nabadevkota.aafu<AT>gmail<DOT>com

Rishi Shah, Ph.D.


Chairman,
IUCN Nepal National Committee, Nepal
Email: rishi<AT>lotusholdings<DOT>com

Tika Bahadur Karki, Ph.D.


Professor
National College of Food Science and Technology, Nepal
Email: ktika1<AT>outlook<DOT>com

Bhupal Govinda Shrestha, Ph.D.


Associate Professor
Department of Biotechnology
Kathmandu University, Nepal
Email: bgs<AT>ku<DOT>edu<DOT>np

Bal Krishna Joshi, Ph.D.


Senior Scientist
NAGRC (National Genebank)
Nepal Agricultural Research Council (NARC), Nepal
Email: joshibalak<AT>yahoo<DOT>com

Raju Adhikari, Ph.D.


Principal Scientist
CSIRO Manufacturing, Australia
Email: raju.adhikari<AT>csiro<DOT>au