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RIBB, Kathmandu, Nepal

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Research Director
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Research Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology
Sushila Maharjan is a research director and founding member in Research Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology (RIBB), Nepal. She earned her MS in chemistry from Tribhuvan University, Nepal, in 2003 and her PhD in biochemistry from the department of life science and biochemical engineering at Sunmoon University, Korea, in 2011.Her research in biotechnology involves discovery of novel antibiotics/drugs from Streptomyces. Her scientific interests range from the development and application of engineered biomaterials for drug or vaccine delivery and tissue engineering. She has authored 25 scientific publications in peer-reviewed journal, two book chapters and two filed patents. She has sound teaching experience and has supervised graduate and undergraduate students. Maharjan was awarded the Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early Career Women Scientists in the Developing World, 2016.
Sustainable Development Goals: 
3 - Good health and well-being
4 - Quality education
5 - Gender equality
9 - Industry, innovation and infrastructure
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Biotechnology, Biomedical, Bioscience, Biomaterials, Bioprinting
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03-Biological Systems and Organisms
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TWAS Central and South Asia Regional Partner (TWAS-CASAREP)
Last updated on 20/01/2022