Balkrishna Ghimire

Korea National Arboretum

Balkrishna Ghimire has obtained Bachelors (2001) and the Master degree in Botany (2004) from Tribhuvan University, Nepal. He has worked as botany lecturer (2005-2007) at Trichandra College, Tribhuvan University, Nepal. He has obtained Ph.D. degree in plant morphology and anatomy in relation to taxonomy (2012) from Kangwon National University, Korea. He has worked as a postdoctoral researcher (2012-2013) at Oriental Bio-herb Research Institute, Kangwon National University. Currently (2014 - till now), he is working as a senior research fellow at seed bank and seed testing laboratory, Korean National Arboretum, Korea. His research projects cover the morphology and anatomy of the seed of Korean plants. In addition, he is working on embryological development and seed formation in some Korean rare endemic plants.

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