Suvash Shiwakoti

Position: Research Assistant
Lab: Van Es 114
Office: Van Es 191
Program: Molecular Pathogenesis PhD
Advisor: Dr. P. Bergholz

Graduate Student Profile

Education:
Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry (B.V.Sc. & A.H.) from Tribhuvan University, Nepal.

Research Focus:
My active researches focus on defining the ecology of infectious diseases, particularly the food borne pathogens. I am now working on Listeria monocytogenes to define the population dynamics with respect to the various variable environmental factors. In defining the population dynamics of various food borne pathogens, I am using different research tools such as GIS, epidemiology and genomics. I am interested in defining the epidemiology of various foodborne infectious diseases using GIS, genomics and molecular biological techniques.

Departmental and Community Involvement:

Life member: Nepal veterinary Council (NVC). Regd No: 438

General member: Nepal Veterinary Association (NVA)

Selected Publications/Notable Achievements:

  1. Shiwakoti S. 2006. Molecular Biological techniques in the viral diagnosis and epizootiology. The Blue Cross. 8: 116-118.
  2. Shiwakoti S. 2008. Occurrence of Bovine Paratuberculosis in Nepal. Institute Of Agriculture and Animal Science. Internship Report.
Professional Experience:
  1. Assistant lecturer: Purbanchal university, Nepal
  2. District Coordinator: Stamping Out Pandemic and Avian Influenza Project (STOP AI)/ USAID – IDE, Nepal
  3. Veterinary Officer: Government of Nepal
  4. Technical manager: Hatch Nepal, Agro-feed company and a other small farms in Nepal
Contact Information:

Email: suvash.shiwakoti@my.ndsu.edu