Bioinformatics Team
Prajwol Manandhar
Bioinformatics Associate

Prajwol Manandhar

Prajwol Manandhar

Bioinformatics Associate

Prajwol Manandhar has a M.Sc. degree in Bioinformatics from University of Tampere (Finland). He joined CMDN in 2015 as a Bioinformatics Associate. He has since been involved in projects related to Wildlife Genetics, especially overseeing the bioinformatics sectors of wild tiger gut micro biome, fish meta-barcoding from eDNA and wildlife forensic cases. He utilizes various bioinformatics methods such as sequence analysis, phylogenetics, protein structure modeling, and works in Linux and develops automated tools with python programming language. He has huge interest in genetics research studies of the center related to wildlife conservation.

Pragun Gopal Rajbhandari

Pragun Gopal Rajbhandari

Pragun Gopal Rajbhandari

Pragun Gopal Rajbhandari graduated from Mahidol University (Thailand) with a B.Sc. in Biological Science. He joined Intrepid Nepal in 2021, and is currently working as a Bioinformatics Officer. Since joining, he has worked in projects involving Epidemic Intelligence, 16S Metagenomic sequencing, plant genotyping, GMO detection, and more. He has experience utilizing bioinformatics tools for sequence and data analysis, with programming knowledge in Python and R.