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Unfolding the strategies to withstand salinity stress

GNOBB would like to congratulate the team led by Dr. Zeba I Seraj at Plant Biotechnology Laboratory, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Dhaka for their recent publication in Annals of Microbiology which is based on bacteria endemic to saline coastal belt and their capacity to mitigate the salt effect on rice growth and yield. They have identified some st

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Congratulations to Dr. Zeba Seraj for being selected as BAS fellow

GNOBB is proud to announce that Professor Zeba I. Seraj of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dhaka University, and current president of GNOBB has been elected as a fellow of the Bangladesh Academy of Sciences. This is one of the highest achievements for a scientist in Bangladesh. Prof. Seraj has played an instrumental role in developing abiotic stress tolerant ri

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Workshop on CRISPR/Cas9

A workshop on 'Application of Genome editing (CRISPR/Cas9) technique for Crop Improvement', 23-27 July, 2018 will be held at Department of Botany, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. The workshop is jointly organised by Plant Breeding and Biotechnology Laboratory, Department of Botany, University of Dhaka, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and University of Kiel. The primary fo

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Eid-ul-fitr Mubarak

GNOBB wishes all its well wishers and readers a heartiest greetings for Eid-ul-fitr. May this special day brings peace, happiness and prosperity to everyone. Eid Mubarak!

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GNOBB coordinator returns home from United Hospital, Dhaka

Dhaka 12th June, 2018, GNOBB  coordinator returns home from the United Hospital, Dhaka after prostrate opration. Please make specciaf 'dua' for his speedy and complete recovery

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Happy New Year 2018!

It's time to say goodbye to. 2017. It proved to be a remarkable year of progress for GNOBB. It has launched its newly designed website, has successfully completed the first outreach program among high school students and in the last segment of 2017 GNOBB has successfully arranged the 3rd GNOBB Conference, ICBHA 2017 (International Conference of Biotechnology in Healt

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Heartiest congratulation to Professor Dr. Zeba I. Seraj and her team for their recent publication on “In Planta transformation for conferring salt tolerance to a tissue

Most of the farmer popular indica rice varieties are recalcitrant to tissue culture dependent transformation method. In this study, a simple in planta transformation method for indica rice genotype was developed with higher transformation efficiencies than earlier reports. Overnight-soaked mature seeds were infected with Agrobacterium containing salt tolerance-enhancing Pea DNA Heli

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Hats off to four Bangladeshi scientists who have invented an inexpensive way to detect cancer

Dhaka October 27, ‘17. Hats off to  four Bangladeshi scientists, Dr Shahriar Hossain and Mostafa Kamal Masud from the UOW, and Dr Muhammad JA Shiddiky and Md Nazmul Islam from Griffith University. at the University of Wollongong (UOW) and Griffith University in Australia. They have jointly developed a new class of nanomaterials that can detect cancer earlier in an ineexpensive wa

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Story of a successful scientist, GNOBB moderator Prof. Ahmad Shamsul Islam

ড. আহমদ শামসুল ইসলাম ঢাকা বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়ের উদ্ভিদবিজ্ঞান বিভাগে ‘পিএইচডি’ চালু করেছেন, ‘প্লান্ট টিস্যু কালচার ল্যাবরেটরি’ গড়ে তুলেছেন। &lsqu

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Heartiest Congratulations to Dr. Khademul Islam for being selected as TWAS fellow

Dr. Abul Bashar Mir Md Khademul Islam, Associate Professor, Department of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, University of Dhaka, has been selected as The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) Young Affiliateship-2017 from the Central and South Asian Region for next 5 years, till 2021. TWAS – The World Academy of Sciences for the advancement of science in developing countrie

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