OUR TEAM | PROFILE

Deepak Kumar Khadka, PhD
Senior Research Fellow & Head of Research Department
Coordinator (Science, Technology and Natural Resources)
Email
dkhadka@pri.gov.np
Biography

Deepak Kumar Khadka, a PhD in life sciences from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel, has joined PRI as a Senior Research Fellow under PRI’s Research Cluster on Science, Technology and Natural Resources. He also serves as the Head of Research Department at PRI. He brings eighteen years’ diverse experience in research and development in agricultural biotechnology, biodiversity, developmental biology and molecular diagnostics, and quality assurance of research programme in higher education sector and policy research. To his credit are over a dozen of research articles in international journals.

Education
  • 2001
    PhD (Life Science)

    Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel

  • 1991
    MSc (Chemistry)

    Tribhuvan University

JOB EXPERIENCE
  • Head of Research Department

    Policy Research Institute

  • Research Director

    University Grants Commission, Nepal

  • Chief Scientific Officer

    Deurali-Janta Pharmaceuticals, Nepal

  • Postdoctoral Fellow

    Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  • Research and Teaching Specialist

    Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ, USA

  • Visiting Fellow

    National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA

  • Assistant Lecturer (Part-time)

    Tribhuvan University, Central Department of Chemistry, Nepal

  • Research Scientist

    Research Laboratory for Agricultural Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Nepal