The Kathmandu Research Institute for Biological Sciences (KRIBS) is a non-profit research organization located in Lalitpur, Nepal. The institute is dedicated to conducting research in the field of biological sciences with a particular focus on public health.
KRIBS was established with the aim of promoting scientific research in Nepal and addressing the challenges faced by the country in the field of public health. The institute focuses on research areas such as infectious diseases and immunology, and anti-microbial. It is registered in District Administration Office, Lalitpur, Nepal with registration no. 4512/073 and Social Welfare Council Nepal with affiliation no. 45260.
The researchers at KRIBS conduct both basic and applied research, including laboratory-based research and field studies. The institute has state-of-the-art research facilities, including a biosafety level 2 (BSL-2) laboratory. One of the key objectives of KRIBS is to build research capacity in Nepal by providing training opportunities for young researchers and collaborating with other research institutions both in Nepal and internationally. The institute also works closely with government agencies, non-governmental organizations, and other stakeholders to translate research findings into policy and practice.
Nim Raj Sapkota