Lecture Series on – “Conservation Biology and Wildlife Genetics in Nepal”


8 lecture series on the theme “Conservation Biology and Wildlife Genetics in Nepal” was held at Kathmandu University. The lecture series was given by Prof Dr Jacques Van Alphen (University of Amsterdam) and Dr Laura Bertola (Leiden University) and was jointly organized by Himalayan Tiger Foundations and Center for Molecular Dynamics Nepal (CMDN). (24-25 Nov…

The Importance of Biotechnology in Today’s Time


Biotechnology is the third wave in biological science and represents such an interface of basic and applied sciences, where gradual and subtle transformation of science into technology can be witnessed. Biotechnology is defined as the application of scientific and engineering principals to the processing of material by biological agents to provide goods and services. Biotechnology comprises a number of technologies based upon increasing understanding of biology at the cellular and molecular level……..