prabhatk

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Academic interests

  • Metabolic phenotyping
  • Lipid droplets structure and function
  • Nutrition and physiology
  • Early life nutritional programming
  • Animal models for nutritional research
  • Obesity and type 2 diabetes

Courses taught

  • Experimental animal nutrition and physiology

Educational background

  • 2014: PhD (Nutrition and Physiology); University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Department of Veterinary Clinical and Animal Sciences, Copenhagen Denmark.
  • 2010: MSc (Nutritional and Agricultural Sciences); Hebrew University of Jerusalem, The Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment, Rehovot, Israel.
  • 2006: BSc (Agriculture); Tribhuvan University, Institute of Agriculture and Animal Sciences (IAAS), Rampur Chitwan, Nepal.
  • 2001: ISc (Biology); Pionner's Higher Secondary School, Waling, Syangja, Nepal.
  • 1999: SLC; Shree Purnamrit Bhawani Secondary School, Waling, Syangja, Nepal.

Employment

  • 2016 - : Scientia Fellow Post-doc; University of Oslo, Faculty Medicine, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Department of Nutrition, Division of Molecular Nutrition, Domus Medica, OSLO.
  • 2014 - 2014: Teaching assistant; University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Department of Veterinary Clinical and Animal Sciences, Copenhagen Denmark.
  • 2011 - 2014: PhD (Nutrition and Physiology); University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Department of Veterinary Clinical and Animal Sciences, Copenhagen Denmark.
  • 2010 - 2010: Enumerator; Nepal Development of Research Institute (NDRI), UN-WFP, Kathmandu Nepal
  • 2008 - 2010: Research assistant; Agricultural Research Organization (ARO), Volcani Center, Bet Degan, Israel
  • 2006 - 2007: Trainee; Arava International Center for Agriculture Training (AICAT), D.N. Arava, Zofar, Israel
Tags: Nutrition, Physiology, Lipid droplets, Metabolic Phenotyping, Fetal programming

Publications

  • Khanal, Prabhat & Nielsen, Mette Olaf (2017). Impacts of prenatal nutrition on animal production and performance: A focus on growth and metabolic and endocrine function in sheep. Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology.  ISSN 1674-9782.  8:75(1), s 1- 14 . doi: 10.1186/s40104-017-0205-1
  • Khanal, Prabhat; Johnsen, Lærke; Axel, Anne Marie Dixen; Hansen, Pernille Willert; Kongsted, Anna Hauntoft; Lyckegaard, Nette Brinch & Nielsen, Mette Olaf (2016). Long-term impacts of foetal malnutrition followed by early postnatal obesity on fat distribution pattern and metabolic adaptability in adult sheep. PLoS ONE.  ISSN 1932-6203.  11(6) . doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0156700

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