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Nabin Rayamajhi

Associate Professor, Faculty of Science


Teaching Summary

Module coordinator:

  • Animal biology (BIOS1046)
  • Nutritional regulation, Physiology and Endocrinology (BIOS2062)
  • Undergraduate Research Project (BIOS3068)

Teaching on a number of other modules including:

  • Introductory physiology (BIOS1035)
  • Molecular biology and cell dynamics (BIOS2059)
  • Microbial Mechanism of Food Borne Disease (BIOS2060)
  • Microbes and You (BIOS1044)

Research Summary


N Rayamajhi, SJ Shin, SG Kang, DY Lee, JM Ahn, HS Yoo. Development of multiplex PCR for toxigenic typing of Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae, Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation. 2005. 17:359-362

N Rayamajhi, SG Kang, DY Lee, JM Ahn and HS Yoo. Assessment of antibiotics resistance and Integrons in Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium isolated from swine. The Journal of Veterinary Medical Science. 2008.70:1133-1137

N Rayamajhi, SG Kang, DY Lee, ML Kang SI Lee, KY Park, HS Lee and HS Yoo. Characterization of TEM-, SHV- and AmpC- type β-lactamases from cephalosporin-resistant enterobacteriaceae isolated from swine. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 2008.124:183-187

N Rayamajhi, Cha SB, Kang ML, Lee SI, Lee HS, Yoo HS. Inter- and intra-species plasmid-mediated transfer of florfenicol resistance in Enterobacteriaceae isolated from Swine. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 2009.75: 5700-570.

N Rayamajhi, BY Jung, SB Cha, MK Shin, A Kim, MS Kang, KM Lee, and HS Yoo. Antibiotic resistance patterns and detection of blaDHA-1 in Salmonella species isolates from chicken farms in South Korea. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 2010, p. 4760-4764, Vol. 76, No. 14

N Rayamajhi, Cha SB, Yoo HS, 2010. Antimicrobial resistance past, present and future. Review paper. Journal of Biomedical Research 2010, 11(2): 65-80

N Rayamajhi, JC Joo, SB Cha, WJ Lee, SP, MK Shin, YJ Yoo, HS Yoo. Enzymatic analysis of the effect of naturally occurring L138P mutation identified in SHV ß-lactamase on hydrolysis of penicillin and ampicillin. BMC Microbiology, 2011 Feb 4; 11:29

N Rayamajhi, SB Cha, SW Shin, BY Jung, SK Lim, HS Yoo. Plasmid typing and resistance profiling of Escherichia fergusonii and other members of Enterobacteriaceae isolated from Korean farm animals. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 2011 May; 77(9):3163-6

N Rayamajhi, SK Kim, H Go, YS Joe, C Zak, KJ Gu, SW R and HT Chung. Quercetin Induces Mitochondrial Biogenesis through Activation of HO-1 in HepG2 Cells. Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity; 2013:154279

N Rayamajhi, A Joshi, RP Pangeni, B Upadhyaya, G Shakya, JN Shah, A Karki, KP Baral. Influenza B Virus: need of heighten surveillance and epidemiology case study. Journal of Patan Academy of Health Sciences. 2014 Dec;1(2):52-54

SJ Shin, SG Kang, N Rayamajhi, ML Kang, HS Yoo. Evaluation of the antimicrobial activity of florfenicol against bacteria isolated from bovine and porcine respiratory disease. Veterinary Microbiology. 2005. 106:73-77

ML Kang, SG Kang, HL Jiang, SW Shin, DY Lee, JM Ahn, N Rayamajhi, IK Park, SJ Shin, CS Cho and HS Yoo. In vivo induction of mucosol immune responses by intranasal administration of chitosan microspheres containing Bordetella bronchiseptica DNT. European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics. 2006. 63:215-20

Ahn JM, N Rayamajhi, SG Kang S, Sang Yoo HS. Comparison of real-time reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction and nested or commercial reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction for the detection of hepatitis E virus particle in human serum. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease.2006. 56(3): 269-74.

DY Lee, SG Kang, N Rayamajhi, ML Kang and HS Yoo. Analysis of nucleotide sequence of a novel plasmid, Pilr091, from Lactobacillus reuteri L09 isolates from pig. Korean Journal of Veterinary Research. 2008. 48(4): 441-449

Kang ML, Kang SG, Jiang HL, Guo DD, Lee DY, N Rayamajhi, Seo YS, Cho CS, Yoo HS. Chitosan microspheres containing Bordetella bronchiseptica antigen as novel vaccine against atrophic rhinitis in pig. Journal of Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology. 2008. 18:1179-85

YS Seo, DY Lee, N Rayamajhi, ML Kang and HS Yoo. Biofilm-forming associated genotype and phenotype characteristics of Staphylococcus spp. isolates from animals and air. Research in Veterinary Science. 2008.85:433-438

SH Lee, BY Jung, N Rayamahji, HS Lee, WJ Jeon, KS Choi, CH Kweon, HS Yoo. A multiplex real-time PCR for differential detection and quantification of Salmonella spp., Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium and Enteritidis in meats. The Journal of Veterinary Science. 2009. 10: 43-51

Lee SI, N Rayamahji, Lee WJ, Cha SB, Shin MK, Roh YM, Yoo HS. Genotypes, antibiogram, and pulsed-field gel electrophoresis profiles of Escherichia coli strains from piglets in Korea. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation. 2009. 21(4):510­6.

Cha SB, N Rayamajhi, Kang ML, Yoo HS. Comparative study of Gamma Interferon Production in Mice Immunized with Outer Membrane Proteins and Whole Bacteria of Brucella abortus. Japanese Journal of Infectious Disease. 2009. 63: 49-51.2010.

DY Lee, YS Seo, N Rayamajhi, ML Kang, Lee SI and HS Yoo. Isolation, Characterization, and Evaluation of Wild Isolates of Lactobacillus reuteri from pig Feces. Korean Journal of Microbiology, 2009. 47(6): 663-672

M Hussain, F Hasan, AA Shah, A Hameed, M Jung, N Rayamajhi, SB Cha and Han Sang Yoo. Prevalence of class A and AmpC beta- actamases in clinical Escherichia coli isolates from Pakistan Institute of Medical Science PIMS), Islamabad, Pakistan. Japanese Journal of Infectious Disease,2011: 64, 249-252

Cha SB, N Rayamajhi, Lee WJ, Shin MK, Jung MH, Shin SW, Kim JW, Yoo HS. Generation and envelope protein analysis of internalization defective Brucella abortus mutants in professional phagocytes, RAW 264.7. FEMS Immunology & Medical Microbiology. 2012 Mar; 64(2):244-54.

Ansari S, Nepal HP, Gautam R, Rayamajhi N, Shrestha S, Upadhyay G, Acharya A, Chapagain ML. Threat of drug resistant Staphylococcus aureus to health in Nepal. BMC Infectious Diseases. 2014, 14:157.

R Gautam, ML Chapagain, A Acharya, N Rayamajhi, S Shrestha, S Ansari, G Upadhaya and HP Nepal. Antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of Escherichia coli from various clinical sources. Journal of Chitwan Medical College 2013; 3(3): 14-17

B.J. Metcalf, R.E. Gertz, Jr., R.A. Gladstone, H. Walker, L.K. Sherwood, D. Jackson, Z. Li, C. Law, P.A. Hawkins, S. Chochua, M. Sheth, N. Rayamajhi, S.D. Bentley, L. Kim, C.G. Whitney, L. McGee, B. Beall, and Active Bacterial Core surveillance team. Strain features and distributions in pneumococci from children with invasive disease before and after 13-valent conjugate vaccine implementation in the USA. Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. 2016 Jan; 22(1): 60.e9-60.e29. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2015.08.027

Sarad Paudel, Marvin A. Villanueva, Susan K. Mikota, Chie Nakajima, Kamal P. Gairhe, Suraj Subedi, Nabin Rayamajhi, Mariko Sashika, Michito Shimozuru, Takashi Matsuba, Yasuhiko Suzuki, Toshio Tsubota. Development and evaluation of an interferon-γ release assay in Asian elephants (Elephas maximus). Journal of Veterinary Medical Science.

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