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Kisun Pokharel

  • Bioinformatics
  • Research Scientist
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I am currently working on Sheep genomics project.

Research interests

Recent publications

  • Comparative mRNA and miRNA expression in European mouflon (Ovis musimon) and sheep (Ovis aries) provides novel insights into the genetic mechanisms for female reproductive success

    • Yang J
    • Li X
    • Cao Y
    • et al.
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  • Integrated ovarian mRNA and miRNA transcriptome profiling characterizes the genetic basis of prolificacy traits in sheep (Ovis aries)

    • Pokharel K
    • Peippo J
    • Honkatukia M
    • et al.
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Professional experience

Research Scientist

Natural Resources Institute Finland

January 2015 - Present

Research Scientist

Maa- ja elintarviketalouden tutkimuskeskus

November 2012 - December 2014(2 years)

Project Researcher

Turun Yliopisto

March 2012 - October 2012(7 months)

Research Assistant

Institute of Biotechnology, University of Helsinki

September 2011 - February 2012(5 months)

Research Assistant

Dept. of Biochemistry and Food Chemistry, University of Turku

March 2011 - September 2011(6 months)


PhD. Genetics

Helsingin yliopisto

January 2013 - Present

MSc in Bioinformatics

Turun yliopisto - University of Turku

September 2009 - November 2011(2 years)

BSc Applied Biotechnology

Sikkim Manipal University of Health, Medical and Technological Sciences

July 2005 - August 2008(3 years)


Co-authors (31)

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