Vivek Shrestha, M.S.

 Vivek Shrestha

Graduate Research Assistant

304 Christopher S. Bond Life Sciences
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65201


Pursuing Ph.D. in Biological Sciences (Expected graduate date: 2020)
M.S. Plant Biology (Genetics) South Dakota State University, Brookings (2016)
B.S. Agriculture, Tribhuvan University, Institute of Agriculture and Animal Sciences, Nepal (2011)

Research Interests

  • Understanding the genetic architecture of seed amino acid composition in maize using GWAS and correlation-based metabolic networks
  • Nitrogen use efficiency in maize

Lab member since 2016