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Mr. Prajwal Rajbhandari proposal selected one of the Top 5 proposals and invited to attend the 3rd Green and Sustainable Chemistry Conference (13–16 May, Berlin Germany), 2018.                                                                                                                                                                                                           On International Women Day Dr. Sushila Maharjan work was highlighted by New England Anti-Vivisection Society (NEAVS)                                                                                                                                                                                                           Dr. Sushila Maharjan nominated as Young Affiliates of TWAS - The World Academy of Sciences for four years (2016-2020)                                                                                                                                                                                                           Undergraduate thesis group at RIBB won First Prize in Poster Presentation at 7th ISC – 2017 at Kathmandu University, Nepal.                                                                                                                                                                                                           Dr. Paudel participated in a workshop on Current Trends in Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Related Discipline, Phitsanulok Province, Thailand.                                                                                                                                                                                                           Dr. Bijay Singh participated in 27th TWAS General Meeting in Kigali, Rwanda                                                                                                                                                                                                           Dr. Bijay Singh wins Atta-ur-Rahman Prize 2016                                                                                                                                                                                                           Dr. Babita Paudel received Lunkaran Das Nawa Prativa (Emerging Talent) 2073                                                                                                                                                                                                           Dr. Sushila Maharjan participated in “TWAS Research Grants Conference – Shaping Careers in Science”                                                                                                                                                                                                           Dr. Paudel presented her work on Nepalese Lichens at Laos                                                                                                                                                                                                           Mr. Rajbhandari received travel award to participate in 2015 Food Biotechnology Training Course for Developing countries.                                                                                                                                                                                                           Dr. Maharjan awarded Elsevier Foundation Award 2016                                                                                                                                                                                                           Mr. Rajbhandari invited as guest of honor to attend International Energy Globe Award held in Tehran.                                                                                                                                                                                                           Dr. Bhattarai has been accepted for KOPRI Asian Polar Science Fellowship Program 2015.                                                                                                                                                                                                           President and Vice President presented in Asian Congress of Biotechnology (ACB – 2015).                                                                                                                                                                                                           Mr. Rajbhandari participated in international conference on organic farming (ICOF2015)                                                                                                                                                                                                           Mr. Rajbhandari participated in opening ceremony and workshop of KOICA-APP program                                                                                                                                                                                                           National Energy Globe Award 2015                                                                                                                                                                                                           Mr. Rajbhandari presented in seoul international conference on engineering and applied science (SICEAS-2015)                                                                                                                                                                                                           Mr. Shrestha presented at national conference on biotechnology                                                                                                                                                                                                           Dr. Bhattarai presented his research paper at national conference on biotechnology                                                                                                                                                                                                           Mr. Rajbhandari presented in TSB international forum                                                                                                                                                                                                           Prof. Lamichhane presented in TSB international forum                                                                                                                                                                                                           Mr. Rajbhandari presented at Mahidol University                                                                                                                                                                                                           Prof. Lamichhane presented at Mahidol University                                                                                                                                                                                                           “Nepal @ TOULOUSE”                                                                                                                                                                                                           MoU between RIBB and INP Toulouse                                                                                                                                                                                                           MoU between RIBB and iBR                                                                                                                                                                                                          

2nd ICBB - 2018, Dhulikhel, Nepal





About the Conference:


The 2nd International Conference on Bioscience and Biotechnology (ICBB-2018) was jointly organized by Research Institute for Bioscience Biotechnology (RIBB) and Institute for Molecular Medicine (FIMM) was successfully concluded on February 20th, 2018. Along with attendees from Nepal, the conference saw international delegates from Finland, Sweden, Denmark, South Korea and India. There were four thematic sessions encompassing 23 scientific talks and 38 poster presentations. The major focal areas covered during the conference were biobanking, translational cancer research, precision medicine, digital health and natural products. 


The conference was inaugurated by Prof. Parashar Prasad Koirala, chairman of University Grants Commission, Nepal and was attended by the Finnish ambassador for Nepal, H. E. Jorma Suvanto. There were 180 attendees representing several private, governmental organizations as well as international institutes. The conference intended to make a key influence in the aspects of personalized medicine and concluded with a gratifying promise for Nepali people.


 


There were representatives from Research Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology (RIBB), Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland (FIMM), Kathmandu University (KU), Institute of Medicine (IOM) Tribhuvan University, Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST), Nepal Cancer Hospital and Research Center (NCHRC), Nepal Health Research Council (NHRC), Dhulikhel Hospital and various national research institutes. Vice - Chancellors of KU, Prof. Ram Kantha Makaju Shrestha, Vice - Chancellors of NAST, Prof. Jiba Raj Pokhrel, Former minister of science and technology, Mr. Ganesh Shah, Chairman of NHRC, Dr. Anjani Jha and Chairman of NCHRC Dr. Sudip Shrestha gave opening remarks in inauguration ceremony of the program. The four days long conference concluded by highlighting the requirement of scientific as well as research prospects in Nepal.


 


The conference was co-organized by the Department of Biotechnology, Kathmandu University (KU), the Department of Biochemistry, Institute of Medicine (IOM), Tribuvan University and Dhulikhel Hospital. It was supported by FinCEAL, UNIPID, Deerwalk Institute of Technology (DWIT), Center for Health Disease Studies – Nepal (CHDS), and Kathmandu Institute of Applied Sciences (KIAS), Biotechnology Society of Nepal (BSN).


 


See you all in 2020 in Pokhara


 


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Message From President

Namaste and Happy New Year 2018 from RIBB Family

It is a great honor and privilege to begin my term as president of Research Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology (RIBB) for two years. Our outgoing founding president, Prof. Lamichhane deserves a vote of thanks for leading the institute from its inception and guiding the whole team to become so able in last six years. Luckily, for all of us, Prof. Lamichhane will serve as chief…

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