Ajit Karna

Ajit Karna

Las Cruces, New Mexico

Department of Biology, New Mexico State University

Postdoctoral Research Scientist


Haven't created any projects yet! 

Nice, Dr Kaufman! I am very glad to hear the project progress and that NTNC has a genetics lab now. By the way, what archived samples are there? I thought Nepal does not allow to ship its samples of wild flora and fauna outside of Nepal, unless that is cDNA.
Thank you Philip for asking why two pathogens and why not more. It is because, we would like to start with an achievable project, and we are not sure how much support we will get so with the pleadged amount it will be sufficient for travelling and testing these two pathogens, which are reported i...more
http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6438a3.htm?s_cid=mm6438a3_w Q Fever Outbreak Among Travelers to Germany Who Received Live Cell Therapy — United States and Canada, 2014.
Is the yak related to the buffalo? The water buffalo, or Asian buffalo, as it is often called, is the largest member of the Bovini tribe, which includes yak, bison, African buffalo, various species of wild cattle, and others. (animals national geographic)
What kind of an animal is a yak? The yak (Bos grunniens and Bos mutus) is a long-haired bovid found throughout the Himalaya region of south Central Asia, the Tibetan Plateau and as far north as Mongolia and Russia. Most yaks are domesticated Bos grunniens. There is also a small, vulnerable pop...more