Razan Malla

Ph.D. Student, University of Guelph
Supervisor: Dr. Kari Dunfield

About Razan Malla

Razan Malla is from Nepal, where he completed his undergraduate degree in Agricultural Science and Master’s thesis at the Tribhuwan University (TU) studying soil science. He has been working as a Technical Officer at Nepal Agricultural Research Council. His research experiences are in soil-plant nutrient management and beneficial agricultural microbes. Razan’s Ph.D. project will examine the soil microbial communities involved in suppression of the Sudden Death Syndrome (SDS) of Soybean and potential development of biocontrol agents for management of SDS. With use of cutting-edge molecular techniques, he aims to better understand the processes involved for development of sustainable farming practices. Besides research, Razan enjoys learning music, hiking and watching football.