Prajwol Manandhar has a M.Sc. degree in Bioinformatics from University of Tampere (Finland). He joined CMDN in 2015 as a Bioinformatics Associate. He has since been involved in projects related to Wildlife Genetics, especially overseeing the bioinformatics sectors of wild tiger gut micro biome, fish meta-barcoding from eDNA and wildlife forensic cases. He utilizes various bioinformatics methods such as sequence analysis, phylogenetics, protein structure modeling, and works in Linux and develops automated tools with python programming language. He has huge interest in genetics research studies of the center related to wildlife conservation.