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The 5th Biochemistry Olympiad, 2014 at DMB Dhaka University

The 5th Biochemistry Olympiad, 2014 at DMB Dhaka University

18th March, 14. The fifth Biochemistry Olympiad was held on March 14, 2014 at the Curzon Hall premises, University of Dhaka. The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of Dhaka University hosted this Meet. The aim of the Olympiad was to familiarize SSC/O level and HSC/A level on innovations and research works in the field of life science to the future genera

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Outstanding Achievements By Professor Dr. Mohammed Rahmatullah

Outstanding Achievements By Professor Dr. Mohammed Rahmatullah

Dhaka, 14th March 2014.  In today’s important dailies many of you have already read the news about the outstanding epoch making of Professor Dr. Mohammed Rahmatullah, Pro Vice Chancellor and Dean, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Development Alternative, Dhaka. GNOBB feel extremely proud to be associated with him and would like to congratulate him heartil

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The genome of Rafflesia arnoldii which produces the largest individual flower, unraveled

The genome of Rafflesia arnoldii which produces the largest individual flower, unraveled

DHAKA 14TH MARCH, 2014. RESEARCHERS FROM NYU, NYU ABU DHABI, LIU, THE PHILIPPINE GENOME CENTER, UNIVERSITY OF CANTERBURY, UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA AND SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY SEQUENCED THE  GENOME OF STEMLESS, LEAFLESS AND ROOTLESS,  SAPROPHYTIC RAFFLESIA ARNOLDII.  ONE OF THE OBJECTS WAS TO FIND THE CHLOROPLASTS IN THIS HETEROTROPH.  E

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Genome sequencing of the high oil crop Sesame

Genome sequencing of the high oil crop Sesame

IN AN ARTICLE ENTITLED, “GENOME  SEQUENCING OF THE HIGH OIL CROP SESAME,” PUBLISHED IN THE FEBRUARY 2014 ISSUE OF  GENOME BIOLOGY, XIURONG ZHANG AND 23 OF HIS ASSOCIATES HAVE  REPORTED A HIGH-QUALITY GENOME SEQUENCE OF SESAME (SESAMUM INDICUM L. ASSEMBLED DE NOVO WITH A CONTIG N50 OF 52.2 KB CONTA

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Identification of differentially expressed genes between sorghum genotypes with contrasting nitrogen stress tolerance by genome-wide transcriptional profiling.

Identification of differentially expressed genes between sorghum genotypes with contrasting nitrogen stress tolerance by genome-wide transcriptional profiling.

Dhaka, 10th March, 2014.  In an article entitled, “Identification of differentially expressed genes between sorghum genotypes with contrasting nitrogen stress tolerance by genome-wide transcriptional profiling,”  published in  the March,  issue of BMC Genomics (vol. 15:179),  M. Gelli  et al. reported 

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Lignin Modification Leads to Increased numbers of Nodules in Alfalfa

Lignin Modification Leads to Increased numbers of Nodules in Alfalfa

DHAKA MARCH 9, 2014. IN AN ARTICLE TITLED, “LIGNIN MODIFICATION LEADS TO INCREASED NODULE NUMBERS IN ALFALFA,”  PUBLISHED IN THE MARCH 2014 ISSUE OF PLANT PHYSIOLOGY,   VOL. 164(3): 1139-1150, RICHARD A. DIXON, THE LEAD INVESTIGATOR AND EIGHT OF HIS ASSOCIATES HAVE SHOWN THAT REDUCTION OF LIGNIN LEVELS IN ALFALFA (MEDICAGO &nb

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Ginger – a free software to check your grammar

Ginger – a free software to check your grammar

Dear GNOBB members, Quite some time back, I informed the members that a software by the name GINGER is available free of cost. Except one there was no feedback which prompts me  to think that hardly any member used it. May I request you again to please try this free service. You will certainly be benefited by using it. As you know, people from our side of the world make mist

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Polyploids and hybrids in changing environments

Polyploids and hybrids in changing environments

A recent  article  entitled, “Polyploids and hybrids in changing environments:” published in the current issue   of Heredity (110:95-96 reviews the evolutionary role  polyploids have played in the whole plant kingdom. The authors consider allopolyploids to be more invasive compared to autopolyploids.  It has bee

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A detailed account of the TC and Biotech activities carried out in both public, private universities and research institutions

A detailed account of the TC and Biotech activities carried out in both public,  private universities and research institutions

Dhaka 8th March, 2014. The souvenir  of  the seventh international TC and Biotech Conference has given a detailed account of the TC and Biotech activities carried out in both public and private universities as well as in various research Institutions in the country. Please click the attached document to view this account. The Coordinator will be happy to correct

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Gemini virus Vectors Deliver Reagents for Plant Genome Engineering

Gemini virus Vectors Deliver Reagents for Plant Genome Engineering

Dhaka March 6, ’14. In an article entitled, “Gemini virus Vectors Deliver Reagents for Plant Genome Engineering,” published online  followed by its publication in the January, ‘14 issue  of the Plant Cell (vol.26, 1-2), the authors report of many novel tools  for carrying out genome engineering work. It  

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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

Professor Dr. Zeba I. Seraj has been honored by Anannya annual award for being one of country’s top ten influential women in 2016

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