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Madhav Nepal




Born and grew up in a remote village in Eastern Nepal.
Received college/University education in Kathmandu, Nepal.
Taught high school math and science from 1990-2002.
Received MS degree from Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu Nepal.
Taught Biology/Botany, Tribhuvan University 2000-2002.
Went to the University of Northern Iowa for MS in Biology.
Received Ph.D. from Kansas State University, and conducted postdoctoral research until 2009.
Joined faculty in the Department of Biology and Microbiology at South Dakota State University, August 2009. 


Bioinformatics, Molecular phylogenetics, Ecological Genomics, Biology Education 


*Corresponding author, + Undergraduate author

Neupane A., *M.P. Nepal, B.V. Benson, +K.J.MacArthur and S. Piya. 2013. Evolutionary history of mitogen-activated proteinkinase (MAPK) genes in Lotus, Medicago and Phaseolus. Plant Signaling & Behavior 8 (11): e27189

*Nepal, M.P. and +D.J. Wichern. 2013. In Press. Taxonomic Status of Red Mulberry (Morus rubra, Moraceae) at Its Northwestern Boundary.Proceedings of South Dakota Academy of Science.

Neupane, A., *M.P. Nepal, S. Piya, S.Subramanian, J.S. Rohila, R.N. Reese and B.V. Benson. 2013. Identification, Nomenclature, and Evolutionary Relationships of Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase (MAPK) Genes in Soybean. Evolutionary Bioinformatics. 9: 363-386

Piya, S and *M.P. Nepal. 2013. Characterization of Nuclear and Chloroplast Microsatellite Markers for Falcaria vulgaris (Apiaceae). American Journal of Plant Sciences. 4(3): 590-595 PDF

Piya, S., *M.P. Nepal, A. Neupane, G.E. Larson and J.L. Butler. 2012. Introduction History and Spread of Falcaria vulgaris Bernh. (Apiaceae) in the United States Based on Herbarium Records. Proceedings of South Dakota Academy of Science. 91:113-129

*Nepal, M.P. and C.J. Ferguson. 2012. Phylogenetics of Morus (Moraceae) Inferred from ITS and trnL-trnF Sequence Data. Systematic Botany. 37(2): 442-450

*Nepal, M.P., M.H. Mayfield and C.J. Ferguson. 2012. Identification of Eastern North American Morus (Moraceae):Taxonomic Status of M. murrayana. Phytoneuron 26:1-6