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Salinity and drought tolerance conferred by in planta transformation of SNAC1 transcription factor into a high-yielding rice variety of Bangladesh

Salinity and drought tolerance conferred by in planta transformation of SNAC1 transcription factor into a high-yielding rice variety of Bangladesh

20th March, 2015. GNOBB always feel delighted when any members of this web-based organization publish their paper in a prestigious journal. It’s in this context that it reports the publication of the following paper in Acta Physiologie Plantarum by Professor Zeba I Seraj and six of her associates at the Plant Biotechnology Laboratory, Department of Biochemistry and M

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“Allow Golden Rice Now ” advocated by Patrick Moore who initially opposed vehemently introduction of Golden rice in the vitamin deficiency areas of Inida, Bangladesh

“Allow Golden Rice Now ” advocated by Patrick Moore who initially opposed vehemently introduction of Golden rice in the vitamin deficiency areas of Inida, Bangladesh and the Philippines

Dhaka, March 14, 2015. It’s uncommon that an advocate opposing vehemently the introduction of GM crops joins its opposition group and now pleads strongly in its favor. Patrick Moore, a Canadian ecologist was a diehard Green Peace campaigner at one time, now leaves his group and join hands with the global campaign called – “Allow Golden Rice Now”. The campaign

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Latest publications of Professor Dr. Haseena Khan

Latest publications of Professor Dr. Haseena Khan

March 11, 2015, The GNOBB community always feel very happy when its members publish their papers/reviews in prestigious journals. We give below the information about two latest publications of Professor Dr. Haseena Khan at the Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Dhaka University. • Comparative and Functional Genomics:  High Throughput Sequencing reveals divers

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The deadline for “Get-a-member” campaign at reduced fee is 15th March 2015

The deadline for “Get-a-member” campaign at reduced fee is 15th March 2015

Dear members, This is an  aide memoire  that the deadline for “Get-a-member” campaign at  a reduced fee will be ending in a week from now, 15th March, 2015. After that the Life and Premium membership fees will be charged at regular prices. We hope that the members will take this campaign opportunity and become a Life/ Premium member within the camp

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Dr. Mujeeb Kazi, the distinguished wheat breeder of CIMMYT is a role model before the Young scientists

Dr. Mujeeb Kazi, the distinguished wheat breeder of CIMMYT is a role model before the Young scientists

As a wheat breeder, Dr. Mujeeb Kazi, who recently retired from CIMMYT,  rose to a great height and was awarded the title of Distinguished Scientist  by the organization where he worked for several years. He is an early riser and after his Fajr prayer early morning  enjoys a hearty breakfast. Thereafter, he starts his day according to a schedule which he prepares

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Wrangling Retrotransposons

Wrangling Retrotransposons

Dhaka, March 5, 2015. GNOBB will be interested to know about wrangling retrotransposons. The 1st March 2015 issue of  The Scientist contains an article  of the above  title. The three authors of this article are: Michael Van Meter, Andrei Seluanov, and Vera Gorbunova. Wrangling retrotransposons are mobile genetic elements that can wreak havoc on the gen

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Professor Dr. M. Tofazzal Islam is now on a new assignment at the South Pacific Center as an international consultant

Professor Dr. M. Tofazzal Islam is now on a new assignment at the South Pacific Center as an international consultant

February, 26, 2015. GNOBB always feels exceedingly elated to communicate any outstanding achievement of  any of its members. It now reports of a coveted assignment of one of its dynamic members, Professor Dr. M. Tofazzal Islam at the  Department of Biotechnology of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University (BSMRAU), Gazipur. He will

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GNOBB – Get-a-member campaign

GNOBB – Get-a-member campaign

Dear GNOBB members, During the current “Get-a-member” campaign, some  members pointed out a technical issue of the absence of a membership form in the web page. It was a technical glitch and we tried to fix it. It took a little while to solve the problem. We sincerely apologize for that. We would like to let you know that the problem is fixed. You can see a rede

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Heartiest Congratulations to Dr. Asraful Alam on his being awarded Ph.D. and two valuable publications

Heartiest Congratulations to Dr. Asraful Alam on his being awarded Ph.D. and two valuable publications

February 22, 2015. It’s with a good deal of pleasure and satisfaction that GNOBB announces that one of its dynamic members, Mr Asraful Alam  has been awarded Ph. D.  by Dalian University of Technology, China and thereafter appointed as a postdoctoral researcher in Guangzhou Institute of Energy Conversion, Chinese Academy of Science, China.  The results of h

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The February issue of South Asia Biosfety Program has just been published

The February issue of South Asia Biosfety Program has just been published

February 15, 2015. The February issue of South Asia Biosfety Program has just been published. Among many articles published there, the one on the recently held on the International Conference in Biotechbnology in Health and Agriculture held in Dhaka in the Senate deserves special mention as it covered in detail all the salient points of the Conference. The interested readers will su

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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! Read More

Combating viruses with RACK1: Congratulations to Dr. Hemayet Ullah

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GNOBB would like to express its heartiest congratulations to Dr. Hemayet Ullah for his recent publication on identification of functional inhibitor compounds of scaffold protein RACK1 that could inhibit the Herpe Read More

Drs. ABMM Khademul Islam and Munawar Sultana received Samson H Chowdhury Memorial Award for outstanding research

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Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd - a Leading pharmaceutical industry of the country started Samson H Chowdhury Memorial Award to recognize two young scientists of the country in each alternate year since 2013 for their Read More