Dr. Anupama Shrestha

Dr. Anupama Shrestha

Plant Pathology Consultant

Biography

Anupama Shrestha, PhD.
Plant Pathology Consultant
Dr. Anupama Shrestha is a Plant Pathology expert at Madan Bhandari University
of Science and Technology. She holds a Ph.D. in Plant Pathology from Kangwon
National University, Republic of Korea (2012). She was awarded with Korea
Research Foundation for her Masters and Ph.D. from the Government of the
Republic of Korea. Her research area includes bacteriology, mycology, plant-
microbe interaction, molecular biology, bacterial genetics, biological control and
sustainable agriculture. She worked as Research Professor at the Institute of Life
Sciences and Biotechnology, Korea University and Postdoctoral fellow at Division
of Biotechnology, Chonbuk National University, Republic of Korea. She
conducted her research on plant microbe interaction and biological control of plant
diseases. She is also an Adjunct Professor at Himalayan College of Agricultural
Science and Technology (HICAST) since 2018. She was recipient of Science and
Technology Youth award from Nepal Academy of Science and Technology in
2021 for her research on development of bioinoculants isolated from soil and plant
to control plant diseases and promote plant growth. She is the founder director of
Research Institute of Agriculture and Applied Science, Nepal. She has published
several research papers and manuals in national and international journals.

Education

  • PhD in Agriculture with a major in plant pathology from Kangwon National University, South Korea
  • M.Sc. in Agriculture Plant Pathology from Kangwon National University, South Korea
  • M.B.A., Taxation, Golden Gate University, San Francisco, CA, 1983