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The Eighth Plant Tissue Culture and Biotechnology Conference is scheduled to be held in Dhaka 3-5 December 2016

Theme: Biotechnology for Innovative Agriculture and Food Security Date: 3-5 December, 2016 Venue Inaugural Session: Nabab Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. AND Technical Session: Department of Botany, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Organized by: Bangladesh Association for Plant Tissue Culture & Biotechnology (BAPTC&B) and University of

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HHMI and Bill and Melinda Gates Grant for Worldwide Scientific Talent on Trialect

HHMI, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Wellcome Trust, and the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation announce the International Research Scholars Program which aims to support up to 50 outstanding early career scientists/physicians worldwide. The program’s aim is to help develop scientific talent worldwide. Awardees will receive a total of $650,000 over five years, and they can d

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Two full time Ph.D. positions with lucrative salary of Tk. 55,000/- each are available in a collaborative research with the industry in the Department of Genetic Engineer

April 22, 2016. Two full time Ph.D. positions with lucrative salary of Tk. 55,000/- each are available in a collaborative research with the industry in the Department of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, DU. The project is funded by the Higher Education and Quality Enhancement Project – a project of the University Grants Commission. The objectives of the project will be to

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Blast fungus of wheat is devastating the whole wheat field in certain areas of BD

Dhaka 20th April, 2016. Professor Tofazzal Islam at BSMRAU and his associates are using a novel Field Pathogenomics approach for identification and understanding the biology of the blast fungus causing irreparable crop loss in certain wheat growing areas of Bangladesh. The above technique was first used in yellow rust fungus last year. Another unique feature of Professor Tofazzal Is

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shuvo noboborsho 1423

GNOBB wishes you a very festive and prosperous new year. Let’s celebrate this day with new hopes, new dreams, and new spirit with friends & family members. May this new year erase all your sadness and  bring unprecedented happiness in your life. “Shuvo Noboborsho  1423 শুভ নববর্ষ”….   Compiled by Fahmid Sultana Rima, MS student, BMB,DU. (image :

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Launching of The Center for Bioinformatics Learning Advancement and Systematics Training (cBLAST)

March 28, 2016. The Center for Bioinformatics Learning Advancement and Systematics Training (cBLAST) under the authority of the University of Dhaka was established in October, 2014. It is the goal of this center to build a modular series of lectures to be prepared by relevant experts and disseminate these online through a Center under the auspices of the University of Dhaka. Such on

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Seventh Biochemistry Olympiad

The Biochemistry Olympiad has just completed its seventh year of successful journey. On March 19th, 2016 BRAC Bank 7th Biochemistry Olympiad took place in Curzon Hall, Dhaka University. This year the Olympiad has been organized jointly by the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Dhaka and the BRAC bank.  Each year a day long activity is arranged in two se

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Late Dr Maqsudul Alam awarded the Independence Day Award for his outstanding contribution to Science and Education

March 26, 2016. The Independence Day Award (Bengali: স্বাধীনতা পদক), also termed Independence Award (Bengali: স্বাধীনতা পুরস্কার), Swadhinata Padak, and Swadhinata Puroskar, the highest state award given by the government of Bangladesh was given posthumously to Professor Alam for his outstanding contribution to the field of s

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The 46th issue of “BioLife” by ACI Agribusinesses is now available

The 46th issue of the online newsletter “BioLife” by ACI Agribusinesses is now available. “BioLife” highlights the new developments and technologies in the agriculture sector along with the various activities of ACI Agribusinesses.We hope, you will find it informative and enjoy reading it.   Download PDF   Tagged as: BioLife, BioLife by ACI Agribusinesse

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Genome Sequence of Cultivated Groundnut Completed

March 6, 2016. The International Peanut Genome Initiative (IPGI), and researchers from the University of Georgia and the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) completed the genomic sequence of Arachis hypogea (peanut). The genome sequences of Arachis duranensis and Arachis ipaensis, the diploid ancestors of cultivated peanut have been publis

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