Our Team

Sagar Aryal

Sagar Aryal, Founder and Head of Content

He is a microbiologist and a scientific blogger. He completed his Master’s Degree in Microbiology from the Department of Microbiology, St. Xavier’s College, Kathmandu, Nepal. He is also currently doing his Ph.D. from the Central Department of Microbiology, Tribhuvan University in collaboration with Helmholtz Institute for Pharmaceutical Research Saarland (HIPS), Saarbrucken, Germany. He is particularly interested in research related to actinomycetes, myxobacteria, and natural products. Know more about him, his credentials, publications, and awards on his personal website.

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Content Writers / Editors

Anupama Sapkota

Anupama Sapkota

She has a B.Sc. in Microbiology from St. Xavier’s College, Kathmandu, Nepal. She is particularly interested in studies regarding antibiotic resistance with a focus on drug discovery.

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Faith Mokobi

Faith Mokobi

She has an M.Sc. in Immunology and Microbiology and currently doing her Ph.D. in Medical Microbiology at KEMRI-Graduate Graduate School of Health Sciences, Kenya. She has extensive experience in teaching and laboratory training in medical microbiology and its sub-fields. She has a passion for research in antimicrobial resistance with a focus on diagnostics and innovative development of the rapid diagnosis of antimicrobial-resistant superbugs.

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Sanjogta Thapa Magar

Sanjogta Thapa Magar

She has done MSc in food microbiology from St. Xavier’s college. Currently, she is working as a Quality control microbiologist in the pharmaceutical industry. She is particularly interested in studying the antimicrobial property found in food.

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Reeju SharmaReeju Sharma

She completed her bachelor’s degree in general microbiology and masters in medical microbiology. She is currently working in a pharmaceutical company as a Quality control officer.

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Sushmita Dura

Sushmita Dura

She is pursuing her Master’s degree in Food Microbiology at National College, Kathmandu, Nepal. She is interested in Food safety management systems and diseases linked to consuming unhygienic foods.

 

 

 

 

Sushmita Baniya

Sushmita Baniya

She is pursuing her Master’s degree in Medical Microbiology from the National College of Science and Technology (NIST), Kathmandu, Nepal. She did her Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology from Birendra Multiple Campus, Chitwan, Nepal. She is interested in Genetics and Molecular Biology.

 

 

 

 

Laxmi Neupane

Laxmi Neupane

She did her B.Sc. in General Microbiology from Pinnacle Academy, Kathmandu, and M.Sc. in Medical Microbiology from Central Department of Microbiology, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal.

 

 

 

 

Advisory Board

Dr. Frank O’Neill

Dr. Frank O’Neill

Dr. Frank O’Neill has spent time as a Clinical Researcher, Designated Civil Surgeon for the Department of Justice, Independent Medical Examiner, Department of Transportation Medical Examiner, Chiropractor, and Team Doctor for multiple universities. Dr. O’Neill has 14 years of experience teaching face-to-face, hybrid, and online courses. He has been awarded multiple teaching awards at the college, state, and national level, including the 2013 and 2020 Western Iowa Tech Community College (WITCC) Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award, the 2014 and 2019 National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) Excellence Award, and the 2019 Iowa Community College Online Consortium (ICCOC) e11 Excellence in Online Instruction Award. Dr. O’Neill received his Doctor of Chiropractic, and a B.S. in Human Biology, from Northwestern Health Sciences University in 2001. He also completed his Certified Online Instructor training from the Learning Resources Network (LERN) in 2017.

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