Kathmandu Research Institute for Biological Sciences (KRIBS) is a non-governmental, non-political, and non-profit institute established in 2017. We are a team of scientists and technicians focused on the research and development of tools and techniques to understand contemporary questions in biological sciences. It is registered in District Administration Office, Lalitpur, Nepal with registration no. 4512/073 and Social Welfare Council Nepal with affiliation no. 45260.
News and Events
Seminar title: Evolution and diversity of the plant metabolome. 28th April 2022 1 pm (time zone: Kathmandu, Nepal) Presenter: Dr. Pablo D Cardenas Assistant Professor Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Seminar title: Regulation of Carotenoid Biosynthesis in Leaf. Date and Time: 31 March 2022 10:00am (time zone: Kathmandu, Nepal) Presenter: Dr. Namraj Dhami Executive Director Pokhara University Research Center and Associate Professor (Medicinal Botany), School of Health and Allied Sciences
The International Conference on Bioscience and Biotechnology (ICBB) has been organized in different cities of Nepal since 2016 and has grown to be an event of international resonance. TWAS supported our first edition which was held in Kathmandu from February 5 – 6, 2016. From March 3-6, 2022, KRIBS co-organized the fourth edition of ICBB Read more about KRIBS Co-Organized Its first conference-ICBB 2022[…]
Seminar title: Understanding the role of cell wall in differential growth in Arabidopsis thaliana. Date and Time: 24 Feb, 2022 11:30am (time zone: Kathmandu, Nepal) Bibek Aryal Postdoctoral Scientist Umeå Plant Science Centre, Swedish University of Agricultural Science, Sweden
Adesh Baral, Research Assistant at Kathmandu Research Institute for Biological Sciences, Lalitpur, Nepal. Biography: https://icbb.com.np/icbb2022/speakers2022/adesh-baral/ #RIBB10
We are pleased to announce that the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Disease (ESCMID) has awarded 2 ECCMID outreach grants to support participants from KRIBS to attend ECCMID 2022! These grantees will be participating onsite in Lisbon, Portugal. We are excited to present our scientific work at ECCMID and are happy to assist Read more about ECCMID Outreach Grant Awarded to 2 KRIBS scientists[…]
A recent study at KRIBS has identified different genotypes of tick-borne bacteria among febrile patients. Result summary (Unpublished paper, under preparation) Phylogenetic analysis of the partial genome of Orientia tsutsugamushi 47kDa gene (GenBank accession: OL770337-OL770352) showed a close genetic relation with Karp-UK strain (among the 87.5% of the patients), as well with CRF93-Thailand strain (6.25% Read more about Phylogenomic study of tick-borne bacteria in Nepal[…]
Introducing our Invited Speaker (Biomedicine & Translational Research Session) for #ICBB2022, Sauraha, Chitwan, Nepal. Yogesh Dhungana, Department of Computational and Systems Biology, Kathmandu Research Institute for Biological Sciences, Nepal Biography: https://icbb.com.np/icbb2022/speakers2022/yogesh-dhungana/ AND Anurag Adhikari, Department of Infection and Immunology, Kathmandu Research Institute for Biological Sciences, Nepal Biography: https://icbb.com.np/icbb2022/speakers2022/anurag-adhikari/
Seminar title: Nutritional interventions improves metabolic health via autophagy regulation. Date and Time: 30 December, 2021 10am (time zone: Kathmandu, Nepal) Presenter: Rajesh Chaudhary Postdoctoral Scientist Department of Pathology Feinberg School of Medicine Northwestern University USA
Seminar title: Metabolic reprogramming of pancreatic stromal cells as a therapeutic tool in pancreatic cancer. Date and Time: 28 October, 2021 10am (time zone: Kathmandu, Nepal) Presenter: Anouschka Akerman Post-doctoral Researcher Immunovirology and Pathogenesis Program Kirby Institute Australia
RECORDING NOT AVAILABLE-UNPUBLISHED DATA IN PRESENTATION Seminar title: E2-specific Memory B cells reveals clonal and transcriptomics signatures associated with the reinfection outcome in Hepatitis C. Date and Time: 30 September, 2021 10am (time zone: Kathmandu, Nepal) Presenter: Money Gupta PhD Scholar Viral Immunology Systems Program University of New South Wales Australia
RECORDING NOT AVAILABLE-UNPUBLISHED DATA IN PRESENTATION Seminar title: Investigation of perhexiline as a possible treatment for colorectal cancer Date and Time: 26 August, 2021 10am (time zone: Kathmandu, Nepal) Presenter: Bimala Dhakal PhD Candidate Basil Hetzel Institute The University of Adelaide Australia
RECORDING NOT AVAILABLE-UNPUBLISHED DATA IN PRESENTATION Seminar title: Characterization of rouge cells in autoimmunity using single cell multi omics Date and Time: 29th July, 2021 10-11am (time zone: Kathmandu, Nepal) Presenter: Thiruni Adikari PhD candidate University of New South Wales Australia
Seminar title: Mass Spectrometry based Proteomics: Principles, Perspectives, and Challenges Date and Time: 24th June, 2021 10-11am (time zone: Kathmandu, Nepal) Presenter: Suresh Poudel Scientist St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital USA
Seminar title: Long term SARS-CoV-2 specific memory B cells in COVID-19 patients Date and Time: 27th May, 2021 10-11am (time zone: Kathmandu, Nepal) Presenter: Harikrishnan Balachandran PhD Candidate Kirby Institute University of New South Wales Australia Youtube video link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oK70uzBAfEU
RECORDING NOT AVAILABLE-UNPUBLISHED DATA IN PRESENTATION Seminar title: Identifying immune therapeutic targets of cancer Date and Time: 29th April, 2021 10-11am (time zone: Kathmandu, Nepal) Presenter: Yogesh Dhungana Scientist Department of Computational and Systems Biology Kathmandu Research Institute for Biological Sciences Balkumari, Lalitpur
RECORDING NOT AVAILABLE-UNPUBLISHED DATA IN PRESENTATION Seminar title: Antibody dependent SARS-CoV-2 neutralization and antibody dependent phagocytosis function among COVID-19 patients Date and Time: 1st April, 2021 10-11am (time zone: Kathmandu, Nepal) Presenter: Anurag Adhikari Scientist Department of Infection and Immunology Kathmandu Research Institute for Biological Sciences Balkumari, Lalitpur
Feb 5, 2020 An co-opinion by KRIBS faculty
20-22 December, 2019 In December 2019, a 3-day peripheral mononuclear cell isolation and characterizing workshop were jointly organized by RIBB and KRIBS. The workshop aimed to train young researchers on techniques for PBMC isolation and characterization. Upon the completion of the workshop, the research staffs and students were able to create a standard operating protocol Read more about 3 day PBMC isolation workshop[…]
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29 September 2018 Kathmandu Research Institute for Biological Sciences (KRIBS) in association with Society for Applied Microbiology, U.K. organized a one-day meeting on the theme “Microbiological Sciences for a prosperous Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal” in Kathmandu. The meeting was conducted with an aim to inform the concern bodies about the role and importance of microbiology Read more about One day meeting on Microbiological Sciences for a Prosperous Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal[…]
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14th June, 2018 A researcher (Anurag Adhikari) from KRIBS, in a collaborative visit and scientific information sharing seminar,”RNA Virus: RNA Metabolism Host Response and Pathogenesis” in Germany.
7th April, 2018 American Society for Microbiology – Nepal (ASM Nepal) will be hosting a ‘Scientific Writing and Proposal Development’ workshop on various cities (Dharan, Chitwan, Pokhara, and Kathmandu) of Nepal. The series of the workshop is supported by ‘Young Ambassador Project Fund’ from ASM. Please mark your interest and help us manage the program Read more about Scientific Writing and Proposal Development workshop[…]
3-day Workshop on Research Methodology in Biomedical Sciences organized by: Kathmandu Research Institute for Biological Sciences, Lalitpur. 23, 24 & 25 March, 2018 Registration Link: https://goo.gl/forms/e8wA7oUiNqljJeyZ2
4th March 2018 A one day workshop on ‘scientific proposal writing and poster preparation’ was organized at Amrit Science Campus on Saturday. The workshop was organized with an aim to to encourage the students of science and technology field to conduct research activities with valid procedures. The workshop was initiated by a group of bachelor Read more about A one-day workshop on scientific proposal writing and poster preparation[…]
13th February, 2018 Jajarkot is becoming the disease capital of New Nepal, however, due to the shortage in Medicine. An article was written by research faculties of KRIBS in National daily highlighting this issue.
14th December, 2017 Mr. Binod Rayamajhee, Researcher at KRIBS, presented a Talk on,” Urgent Partnership To Stop Silently Spreading Superbugs,” at an academic symposium organized by U.S. Embassy Kathmandu. The ring of warning (antimicrobial resistance-AMR) is ringing louder so we [two countries (U.S. and Nepal) should coincide their collaboration against AMR] need to take immediate action Read more about Talk on,” Urgent Partnership To Stop Silently Spreading Superbugs,”[…]
13th August, 2017 The flow of patients with influenza-like-illness (ILI) has been increasing throughout the country. Dozens of patients are visiting the Sukraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital in Teku each day for the treatment of such flu like cases.