Heartiest congrtulations to Dr. Sabrina M. Elias for being appointed as an Assistant professor at Independent University of Bangladesh (IUB). She will be working in the School of Life Science of the University. She has completed her PhD on Rice genetics and functional genomics from University of Dhaka in collaboration with University of Nebraska Lincoln, Unversity of Texas at Austin and International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) funded by Monsanto's Beachell Borlaug International Scholars' Program (MBBISP). Her work was on sequence based genotyping and expression analysis (RNAseq and eQTL) of a salt tolerant and sensitive crossing population output of which is already being used in a Marker assisted breeding program jointly in University of Dhaka and BRRI. Dr. Elias is a wellwisher of GNOBB and actively works for it from the brith of GNOBB. GNOBB wishes her best in her future endeavours.