Dr. Jeevan Kumar Shrestha, young microbiologist and molecular plant breeder, completed Master’s degree in Public health microbiology from Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal. He has published scientific research papers and a book chapter in renowned publications. He has isolated low-density polyethylene degrading Bacillus spp. from the soil from a landfill site. Currently, he is working as a researcher in the lab of genetics and genomics in National Chung Hsing University in Taichung, Taiwan. He was awarded the research grant by the Chinese Academy of Science (CAS).
Dr. Jeevan Kumar Shrestha’s research interests are microbiology and plant pathology, genetics and molecular biology, and plant breeding.