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KIAS researchers presented in international conference on bioscience & biotechnology

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Researchers from Center for Analytical Sciences at Kathmandu Institute of Applied Sciences (KIAS) presented their research findings in the second International Conference on Bioscience and Biotechnology (ICBB). The conference was held from February 17th to 20th, 2018 at Dhulikhel, Nepal. The conference was jointly organized by Research Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology (RIBB), Lalitpur, Nepal and Institute of Molecular Medicine Finland (FIMM), Helsinki, Finland. This time with the theme of ‘Avenues for translational biomedicine research in Nepal’ the conference was a gathering of more than hundred participants including scientists and researchers from Nepal and other countries around the globe. KIAS was also the supporting partner of the conference.

Dr. Basant Giri, scientist at Center for Analytical Chemistry (CAS), KIAS, gave an invited talk on “An overview of scientific publications in Nepal”. He briefly talked about his research done in collaboration with Dr. Prakash K Poudel, scientist at Center for Conservation Biology, KIAS. Pravin Pokhrel and Shashank Jha from CAS presented their work on the development of paper based assay for quantification of carbohydrate and lipids.