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Jha, Bijay

Jha, Bijay

Assistant Professor

Health Professions

Phone: 718-262-2811
Office Location: SC-008

Bijay Jha, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Professions at York College, City University of New York. Dr. Jha received his PhD in Molecular Parasitology from Kyungpook National University, South Korea in 2012. He received his Bachelor’s in Medical Laboratory Science and Master’s in Medical Microbiology in Nepal. After completing his postdoctoral studies from Ohio State University, he joined York College/CUNY in the year 2021. Dr. Jha’s research focuses on the molecular mechanism of pathogenesis in Chagas disease. He studies the role of host autophagy against Trypanosoma cruzi infection.

Office Hours

Tuesday10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon
Wednesday10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon


PhD Kyungpook National University Molecular Parasitology 2012 
MS Kathmandu University Medical Microbiology 2003 
BS Tribhuvan University Medical Laboratory Science 2000 

Areas of Expertise

  • Medical Laboratory Science
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Immunology

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