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Binayak Raj Pandey

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Position
  • Graduate Researcher
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I am RA (Research Assistant) in Dr. Xiang’s lab and study biofilm formation of Komagataeibacter xylinus as a model organism for the production of nanomaterials (nanocellulose, nanofibers, nano-proteins and more) through metabolic engineering, gene manipulation, media design, AI and fermentation technologies as a part of NSF-EPSCoR project (Chemurgy 2.0). My research work is influenced by Chemurgy 2.0’s vision of “Building capacity across Iowa to meet human needs from things that grow” and I work under focal area of FFR (Fibers for Flexible and Rigid Materials) where Dr. Chunhui Xiang is a co-lead. Visit my personal website binayakrp.com.np to know more about me and my publications.

Contact Info

Science
2237 Osborn Dr
Ames
,
IA
50011-1027
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Education

  • M.Tech. in Biotechnology, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada, India, 2015
  • B.Tech. in Biotechnology, Kathmandu University, Nepal, 2008