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PhD commenced: 2018

Supervisors: Professor Guy Maddern, Dr Ehud Hauben

Scholarship: Faculty for the Future Fellowship (2018-2020) by Schlumberger Foundation

Thesis title: The immune cell compartment in colorectal liver metastasis


Bimala Dhakal  is a biotechnologist who has worked on projects such as cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) screening and HPV testing in HIV-infected women in Nepal for improved detection. With a keen interest in immunotherapy her PhD will be focusing on modulation of the liver local immune responses which could potentially be an effective strategy to prevent colorectal liver metastases.

M.Sc Biotechnology, Central Department of Biotechnology, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal


Positions held

  • Research Associate at Center for Molecular Dynamics – Nepal (CMDN), Thapathali-11, Kathmandu, Nepal, http://www.cmdn.org.np/  (April 2016-July 2018)
  • Part-time Teaching  Assistant at Department of Microbiology, Tribhuvan University Kathmandu, Nepal (June 2016-July 2017)
  • Research Assistant at Central Department of Biotechnology, Tribhuvan University, Nepal (2014 May-2015June)