The Center for Biotechnology was established in year 2010. Since its establishment it is working on different aspects of Biotechnology for the betterment of animal, plant and forest health. Presently the research area of interest of the center for Biotechnology are Molecular Diagnostics, Animal forensics, Reproductive Biotechnology and Animal Genomics. Under molecular diagnostics, detection, isolation and characterization of pathogens of plant as well as animal are going on for the development of rapid diagnostic tools. Center for Biotechnology is also focused on the Characterization of livestock breeds and their relation with traits of economic importance.

Center for Biotechnology is one of the strong wings of AFU. The main function of this center is to carry out academics, research and extension programs in the field of biotechnology. It is functioning in all related discipline of agriculture, livestock, veterinary, fisheries and forestry sectors. The center aims to produce highly competent human resource in the field of biotechnology at national and international level. The center was established to carry out academic and research programs in the field of agriculture, animal and forest biotechnology.


Faculty Members:

Dr. Rebanta Kumar Bhattarai, Director Associate Professor View Details
Dr. Ishwori Prasad Kadariya  Associate Professor View Details
Dr. Himal Luitel  Assistant Professor View Details
Umanath Sharma  Assistant Professor View Details

Support Staffs:

Rajendra Prasad Pandit Senior Lab Boy
Biswa Raj Dawadi Laboratory Technician
Sharada Pandit Support Staff