Volunteer: Roshan Nepal

Mr. Nepal hails from Nepal: land of Mt. Everest and Buddha. He graduated in Biotechnology from Tribhuvan University. He has a keen interest in virology, genomics, antimicrobial stewardship and AMR research. Currently, a Research Associate at CMDN (cmdn.org) he is primarily working on PREDICT project – part of USAID’s Emerging Pandemic Threats (EPT) program. Also an adjunct-faculty at Tribhuvan University, he is working on projects like phage biology, wildlife genetics, Influenza-A subtyping et. cetera. Besides, he’s also volunteering as ‘Young Ambassador of Science’ at American Society for Microbiology, ‘Ambassador of Good Practice in Science’ at eLife and voicing for open access/science, effective science communication, evidence-based policies to protect humans and animals from preventable diseases (both genetic and infectious) in resource-limited settings. While he is not wearing his lab coat, he likes to travel, read sci-fi / romantic novels.

Besides, he’s also actively looking for Ph.D. opportunities in AMR and Infectious Diseases.

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