Curriculum Vitae

Field work, preparing seedlings for rice transplantation  


Shanta Karki

Current Address: Tanaka Asukai cho 104, Sakyo ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto 606-8226, Young Mansion 101, Kyoto, Japan.

Permanent address: P. O. Box 15142, KPC 432, Sundhara, Kathmandu, Nepal.

Affiliation:  Kyoto university, Graduate School of Agriculture, Laboratory of Plant Breeding.

Education  

 

2006-2009 (March) Doctor in Agricultural Science (Major: Plant Breeding), Graduate School of     Agriculture, Kyoto University, Japan.

 

 

2004-2006   Master in Agricultural Science (Major: Plant Breeding) Graduate School of     Agriculture, Kyoto University, Japan.

 

1998-2002   B.Sc. Agriculture, Institute of Agriculture and Animal Sciences (Tribhuwan             University), Rampur, Chitwan, 81.2%,(Distinction).                                           

1995-1997      X + II  Gandaki Boarding School, Lamachaur, Pokhara, 75% (Distinction).   

                                                                                

Molecular techniques familiar with: DNA extraction, PCR, DNA blots analyses, Cloning,                                                                Sequencing.

 

Presentations and publications

2008 "Differetial distribution of eight MITEs in wild rice species" Kinki Society of Crop research

 

2007                          “Diversity and origin of mPing transposon in genus Oryza”, 5th International Symposium of Rice Functional Genomics, Tsukuba, Japan.

 

2006          “Different forms of mPing MITE in wild Oryza species” at Japanese Society    of Breeding, Tokyo, Japan.

 

       2005         Poster Presentation on “Distribution patterns of mPing, Ping and Pong in  NERICA Rice” at 5th International Rice Genetics and 3rd International    Rice Functional   Genomics Symposium, Philippines.

 Research Interest: Wild Oryza Secies, Transposons, Genes, Genomics, functional Genomics, Molecular Biology

Conferences Attended:  

PAMGO: Bioinformatics training workshop series, 2008, Virginia Bioinformatics Center 

5th international rice functional genomics

3rd International Rice functional genomics and Genetics

Meetings of Japanese society of Breeding (Several times)

43rd Gamma field symposium, Mito

 UNU Seminar, Hokkaido, 2005