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Nirakar Rajbhandari, B.Sc. MLT

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Graduate Student

University of Nebraska Medical Center
985950 Nebraska Medical Center, DRCII
Omaha, NE 68198-5950
Tel: (402) 559-3536
Fax: (402) 559-8270
E-mail: nirakar.rajbhandari@unmc.edu



Education:

2007 B.Sc., The School of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences, Pokhara University, NEPAL

2010 - present, Graduate Student, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Nebraska Medical Center

Student spotlight - Nirakar Rajbhandari (April 06, 2012)

 

Awards/Achievements:
‘Dean’s List” Award for outstanding performance in undergraduate studies. From the beginning of July of 2012, Nirakar is supported through the UNMC Graduate Studies Office on a Research Assistantship.

Nirakar joined our group in January of 2011. He plans to develop a novel pancreatic cancer model that allows the study of genes during cancer initiation and progression. Starting 2012, Nirakar is supported through the UNMC Graduate Studies Office on a Research Assistantship. In 2014, Nirakar won the departmental award for best oral presentation at the Midwest Student Biomedical Research Forum.


Publications:

Lin, W.C.; N. Rajbhandari; C. Liu; K. Sakamoto; Q. Zhang; A.A. Triplett; S.K. Batra; R. Opavsky; D.W. Felsher;  D.J. DiMaio; M.A. Hollingsworth; J.P. Morris 4th; M. Hebrok; A.K. Witkiewicz; J.R. Brody; H.Rui and K.-U. Wagner (2013): Dormant cancer cells contribute to residual disease in a mouse model for reversible pancreatic cancer. Cancer Research 73 (6): 1821-1830

Lin W.C..; N. Rajbhandari and K.-U. Wagner (2014): Cancer cell dormancy in novel mouse models for reversible pancreatic cancer: a lingering challenge in the development of targeted therapies. Cancer Research, in press

 

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