5th ICBHA 2023 Conference

September 01 - 03, 2023 | Dhaka, Bangladesh

Program Day One




Workshop 1


Workshop 2

Program - day 1
(Oral Presentation)

Program - day 2
(Oral Presentation)

Program - day 3
(Oral Presentation)

Poster Session - Day 1

Poster Session - Day 2


Day 1 program       Registration (9:00 - 9:30)    
Opening Ceremony            
    09:31 - 09:35   Welcome Address by the President of GNOBB, Professor Dr Zeba I Seraj    
    09:36 - 09:40   Address by President of  BBBS, Dr. Chandan K Roy    
    09:41 - 09:45   Address by President of FABA, Dr Asadulghani     
    09:46 - 09:50   Opening Message, Professor Dr Md. Imdadul Hoque, Vice Chancellor Jagannath University      
    09:51 - 09:55   Opening Message, Professor Dr Md Anwar Hossain, Vice Chancellor Jashore University of Science and Technology    
    09:56 - 10:00   Opening Message, Professor Dr Md. Sharifuddin Ahmed, Vice Chancellor, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University    
    10:01 - 10:05   Opening Message, Professor Dr Emdadul Haque Chowdhury, Vice Chancellor, Bangladesh Agricultural University    
    10:06- 10:15   Presentation on Lifetime Achievement of Professor Dr Ahmed Shamsul Islam    
    10:16 - 10:25   Address by the session Chair, Professor Dr Md. Akhtaruzzaman, Vice Chancellor, University of Dhaka    
    10:26 - 10:35   Vote of thanks by Vice-president of GNOBB, Professor Dr Chowdhury Rafiqul Ahsan    
    10:35 – 11:00  Morning Tea    
  Abstarct Number Time  Speaker Name                           Abstract title Reg ID  
Plenary Session 1 (main hall)  Session chair:  Professor Dr Emdadul Haque Chowdhury, Vice Chencellor, Bangladesh Agricultural University and Professor Dr Md Anwar Hossain, Vice Chencellor, Jessore University of Science and Technology      
  PL-1-1 11:01-11:25 Prof. Dr Rod Wing
Center for Desert Agriculture, King Abdullah University of Science & Technology, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Arizona Genomics Institute, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA 
The International Oryza Map Alignment Project: Harvesting 15 Million Years of
Evolutionary History to Help Solve the 10-billion People Question
  PL-1-2 11:26-11:50

Dr Ajit V. Kamath

Advisor, Pandorum Technologies
Sr. Advisor, Mestatsop Solutions, Bangalore, India

Recent advances in personalized medicine    
  PL-1-3 11:51-12:15

Dr Asadulghani

Head, Biosafety, icddr,b and Chairman, Bangladesh Biosafety and Biosecurity Society

Biotechnology in the Containment of Antimicrobial Resistance
Flash Talk Session 1 (main hall) Session chair and co-chair: Professor Dr Md Rakibul Islam, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Dhaka  and
Dr Iftekhar Bin Naser, Associate Professor, Biotechnology Program, Department of Mathmatics and Natural Sciences, School of Data and Sciences, BRAC University
  FT-1-1 12:20-12:24 Israt Jahan
University of Dhaka
Neo-domestication of a wild perennial halophytic grass, Oryza coarctata by
CRISPR-cas9 mediated downregulation of domestication traits related genes
  FT-1-2 12:25-12:29 Md. Anisul Kabir
Islamic University, Bangladesh 
Impact of Mangrove Rhizosphere Bacteria to Withstand Detrimental Effect of
Salt Stress in Rice Plant
  FT-1-3 12:30-12:34 Hossain Sohrawardy
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University
Mutation Breeding for the Development of a Durable Blast-Resistant
Wheat Variety
  FT-1-4 12:35-12:39 Tamima Akter Shorna
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University
Efficacy of TiO2 photocatalyst as a nanofungicide against the devastating
blast fungus Magnaporthe oryzae
  FT-1-5 12:40-12:44 Anik Kumar Saha
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University
Salinity Stress Mitigation in Rice Plants using Combination of Plant Growth
Promoting Bacteria through Root Architecture Modification
  FT-1-6 12:45-12:49 Md. Uzzal Haque
University of Rajshahi
Antioxidant-rich Bombax ceiba bark extract inhibits MCF-7 cells proliferation
in vitro and EAC cells growth in vivo
  FT-1-7 12:50-12:54 Ebtesam
BRAC University
Microbial Cellulase Production from Cellulolytic Waste Can Increase Economic
  FT-1-8 12:55-13:00 Anjasu Paul
University of Chittagong 
Association of FTO gene polymorphism with obesity and associated risk factors
in southern Bangladeshi population: A case-control study
    13:01-13:05 Q&A       
Flash Talk Session 2 (seminar room) Session chair and co-chair: Professor Dr Aparna Islam, Biotechnology Program, Department of Mathmatics and Natural Sciences, School of Data and Sciences, BRAC University and Professor Dr Adnan Mannan, Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, University of Chittagong    
  FT-2-1 12:20-12:24 Mithu Rani Tarafdar
University of Dhaka
Characterization of antibacterial and anticancer properties of violacein isolated
from indigenous Chromobacterium violaceum
  FT-2-2 12:25-12:29 Most. Shornale Akter
Islamic University, Bangladesh
Transcriptomic analysis revealed potential hub-proteins and regulatory biomarkers
in breast cancer development
  FT-2-3 12:30-12:34 Tania Tofail
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University 
Polymorphism of TCF7L2 rs12255372 and ADIPOQ rs1501299 are not associated with
Gestational Diabetes Mellitus 
  FT-2-4 12:35-12:39 Didar Hossain
Shahjalal University of Science and Technology
Endophytic fungal isolates from Azadirachta indica are potential source of
antimicrobials against clinical superbugs and phytopathogens 
  FT-2-5 12:40-12:44 Deepanwita Chakraborty, BRAC University Spatiotemporal patterns of antimicrobial resistance in bacteria over the past two
  FT-2-6 12:45-12:49 Sumaiya Hafiz Riana
University of Chittagong
Antibody Responses After COVID-19 Vaccination: A Cross Sectional Study Among
Bangladeshi Population
  FT-2-7 12:50-12:54 Kazi Mohimen Alam Arnop, Bangladesh Agricultural University  First Time Virulence Profiling of Aeromonas hydrophila from Catfishes in Bangladesh SM45  
  FT-2-8 12:55-13:00 Sumaiya Hasan
North South University
Isolation and Detection of Extended-spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL)-producing
Bacteria in Rohu Fish
    13:01-13:05 Q&A       
      13:05– 14:30- Prayer and lunch break    
Day1-Poster session   14:30 – 15:30  Poster presentation      
Technical Session 1 Microbial Biotechnology  (main hall) Session chair and co-chair: Dr Md Salimullah, Director General, National Institute of Biotechnology, and Dr. Jahangir Alam, Chief Scientific Officer and Project Director, Establishment of National Gene Bank Project    
  KS-TS-1- 1 15:31 – 15:45 Dr Shakila Nargis Khan
University of Dhaka
Driving Green Innovation: Microbial Biotechnology for Enhanced Bioprocesses
 in Bangladesh
  TS-1- 2 15:46– 15:55 Dr M. Shah Nawaz Chowdhury
University of Chittagong
Unveiling the Genomic and Microbiome Diversity of Newly Recorded Siliceous
  TS-1- 3 15:56 – 16:05 Dr Muftikhar Ahmed
Department of Agricultural Extension
Can Bdellovibrio and Like Organisms (BALOs) be considered as an alternative
to Antibiotic Growth Promoter
  TS-1- 4 16:06 – 16:15 Dipok Kumer Shill
Maosonensis-1MS1 peptide exhibits antiviral potential against norovirus targeting
conserved functional NS7 protein: A viroinformatics-based approach.
  IS-TS-1- 5 16:16 – 16:25 Dr Jamal Pasha Chowdhury
Armed Forces Institute of Pathology
Biosafety and Biosecurity in Microbial Biotechnology    
    16:26 – 16:30 Q&A       
Technical Session 2 Medical Biotechnology -1 (seminar room) Session chair and co-chair: Dr Mustafizur Rahman, Senior Scientist and Head, Virology Laboratory, Infectious Disease Division, icddr,b and Professor Dr Md. Shahidul Islam, Department of Biotechnology, Bangladesh Agricultural University    
  KS-TS-2- 1 15:31 – 15:45 Dr Habibul Bari Shozib
Advanced nutraceutical research activities of BRRI to mitigate malnutrition of
the Bangladeshi population
  TS-2- 2 15:46– 15:55 Dr Rawnak Afrin
Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission
Diagnostic efficiency of 18F-FDG PET/CT for detection of primary site in patients
with Cancer of Unknown Primary (CUP) – initial experiences in Bangladesh
  TS-2- 3 15:56 – 16:05 Dr Adnan Mannan
University of Chittagong
Clinical impact of genetic variations among Type 2 diabetes patients of southern
Bangladesh: A case control study
  TS-2- 4 16:06 – 16:15 Dr Nazifa Tabassum
East West University
Behavioral alterations caused by pain and inflammation in rodent models PAM171  
  IS-TS-2- 5 16:16 – 16:25 Dr Shah Ali Akbar Ashrafi
Directorate General of Health Services
Medical Biotechnology regulations and guidelines in Bangladesh    
    16:26 – 16:30 Q&A      
    16:30 – 17:00                          Tea/Coffee