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Heartiest congratulations to Dr. Abidur Rahman

A big congratulations to Dr. Abidur Rahman and his PhD student Mohammad Arif Ashraf for their recent article on cold stress response in Arabidopsis thaliana publihed in the prestigious journal "the plant journal". Dr. Rahman is an associate professor at the Department of Plant Bio sciences, Iwate University, Japan and one of the founding member of GNOBB. The study reports

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GNOBB participated in the National Biotechnology Fair 2018

GNOBB is growing continuously and as a part of its community activity, GNOBB took part in the National Biotechnology fair held on 7-8 September 2018 at the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Novotheater, Dhaka. In the vibrant fair of current and future biotechnologists, GNOBB proudly represented the Network of Bangladeshi Biotechnologists from all over the world. In the GNOBB stall i

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Heartiest congratulations to GNOBB president Dr. Zeba I.Seraj

Heartiest congratulations to GNOBB president Dr. Zeba Islam Seraj for being appointed as the Chairperson of Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Dhaka, started from November 1st, 2018. This year also marks her achievement on being selected as a fellow of Bangladesh academy of sciences (BAS). Professor Zeba I. Seraj has been teaching in the Department of

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Biofuel from green algae

  GNOBB is delighted to share the news of Dr. Md. Ashraful Alam's discovery on the utilization of green algae to produce biofuel. Dr. Alam works at Guangzhou Institute of Energy Conversion, Chinese Academy of Science. The commonly used biofuels from soybean, corn, canola oil and animal fat need cultivation and farmland, whereas the green algae can act as an excellent a

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Congratulations to Dr. Rakha Hari Sarker

Heartiest congratulations to Professor Dr. Rakha Hari Sarker of the Department of Botany, University of Dhaka for receiving the gold medal of Bangabandhu Jatiya Krishi Puroshkar-1423, (Bangabandhu National Agriculture Award-1423), the highest state recognition in the agriculture sector. Big congratulations to him on his new journey as the chairman of Department of Botany. Professor

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A team from the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology wins Transformers Roadshow 2018 Award

Recently a team of researchers from the Molecular Biology Lab, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Dhaka has won the 2nd Transformers Roadshow,2018 award organized by Islamic Development Bank (IsDB). As one of the three winning team it received USD 3,000 from IsDB President Dr. Bandar M H Hajjar in the presence of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.  

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Prof. Tofazzal Islam’s Team Wins the IsDB Innovation Award 2018

The wheat blast research team of Professor Tofazzal Islam of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University has won the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Prize in recent completion of the Transformers Roadshow Research Idea Competition. The team received USD 3,000.00 and return tickets to participate in the Science, Technology, and Innovation conference of IsDB to be held i

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6th Annual South Asian Biosafety Confernece

The 6th Annual South Asian Biosafety conference 2018 has been completed successfully at the Westin, Dhaka from 15th to 17th September, 2018. The 3 day conference included invited plenary talks, workshops, lightning talk and vibrant poster presentations. This was organized by ILSI research foundation and Biotech consortium India Limited. As the premier biosafety meeting in South Asia

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National Biotechnology Fair 2018

GNOBB, ugust 2018. Biotechnology' is a specialized branch of biology through which revolutionary changes have taken place in agriculture, medicine, environment and industry in the developed and developing countries of the world. For the first time in the country under the management of the National Institute of Biotechnology (NIB), specialized research institute of Biotechnology

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"Transformers Road Show" a Scientific competition arranged by Islamic Developmental Bank (IsDB) on 8th September, 2018 (Radisson Blu, Dhaka)

The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) are delighted to launch a new science, technology and innovation competition, as part of its growing presence in Bangaldesh. The “Transformers Roadshow”, will take place on Saturday 8th September at the Radisson Blu hotel in Dhaka. Innovators from across the region are invited to pitch their ideas that support one or more of the Sustaina

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