Dr. Janak Khatiwada – NoroCORE Food Virology
Dr. Janak Khatiwada

Janak Khatiwada, PhD

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Senior Research Scientist
Center for Excellence in Post-Harvest Technologies
NC A&T State University

Dr. Janak Khatiwada started his professional career at the Alabama A&M University in Huntsville, Alabama in 2007 as a Research Associate in the Department of Food and Animal Sciences. Currently, Dr. Khatiwada is the Senior Research Scientist within the Center for Excellence in Post Harvest Technologies (CEPHT) located on the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis.  Dr. Khatiwada received his Bachelor in Veterinary Science, IAAS, Nepal and MS and PhD in Food Science from Alabama A&M University, Alabama. Dr. Khatiwada has authored over 14 peer-reviewed journal articles and numerous presentations in various national and international conferences in health and food safety. He has served as a mentor and advisor to many graduate, undergraduate students and high school research scholars.