Ashna Dhakal

Assistant Professor,
Department of Biotechnology, School of Science
Alok Nagar, Min Bhawan-34, Kathmandu
Honors and Awards

I am among  the first batch of students to have graduated from this department in 2007. After completing my Masters, I joined here in 2010 as a teaching faculty and have been working since then.  My areas of teaching and learning include Immunology, Genetics and its related topics. 

Honors and Awards

Nepal Bidhyabhushan "Kha"


Topics related to Biotechnology and its applications. 

  • Ashish Bashyal, Nischal Shrestha, Ashna Dhakal, Sanjay Nath Khanal, Sandeep Shrestha ( 2021). Illegal Trade in Pangolins in Nepal: Extent and Network. Global Ecology and Conservation Volume 32
  • Sandeep Shrestha , Ashish Bashyal , Ashna Dhakal , Thomas J. McGreevy Jr., Bill Buffum , Jyoti Joshi , Hemanta Kumari Chaudhary , and Sanjay Nath Khanal (2020). Mitochondrial DNA analysis of critically endangered Chinese Pangolins (Manis pentadactyla) from Nepal. Mitochondrial DNA Part B, Vol . 5, No. 3
  •  Nisha Sharma, Dhurva P. Gauchan, Ashna Dhakal, Anup Luitel, Shailendra Shakya, Rajani Shakya (2015). Establishment of Regenerative Callus, Cell Suspension System, and Molecular Characterization of Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni for the Production of Stevioside In Vitro. International Journal for Research in Applied Science and Engineering Technology, Volume 3, Issue VIII
  • Dhurva P. Gauchan, Ashna Dhakal, Nisha Sharma, Sabin Bhandari, Elina Maskey, Nayan Shrestha, Rachita Gautam, Sarala Giri and Sushma Gurung (2014). Regenerative Callus Induction and Biochemical Analysis of Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni. Journal of Advanced Laboratory Research in Biology, Volume V, Issue III