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The Services of Thermo Fisher Scientific are now locally available

The Services of Thermo Fisher Scientific are now locally available

DHAKA THE 8TH APRIL, 2014. ON BEHALF OF THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFIC, ITS BD REPRESENTATIVE , MR. SUMON CHANDRA BAIDYA ANNOUNCES THE LAUNCHING OF ITS PCR AND CDNA SYNTHESIS SUPPORT CENTER! 
ANY GNOBB MEMBER INTERESTED TO KNOW ABOUT THE DETAILS OF THIS CENTER,  PLEASE CLICK THE HIGHLIGHTED WORD.

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Perennial food grain crops are now in the pipe line to mitigate food shortage

Perennial food grain crops are now in the pipe line to mitigate food shortage

Dhaka 5th April, ’14. The kicksarter campaign is an innovative idea of raising funds  to publish a book.  Here is an appeal by Land Institute research director to garner funding for publishing his book entitled, “Carbon Farming: A Global Toolkit for Stabilizing the Climate with Tree Crops and Regenerative Agriculture Practices.” Althou

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An important letter requesting for an ICGEB Grant to hold an Intl. sympos on drug discovery from the regional Biotaium

An important letter requesting for an ICGEB Grant to hold an Intl. sympos on drug discovery from the regional Biotaium

Dear members One of the most dynamic GNOBB members, Prof. Dr. Ahmed  A. Azad  and his close associates  would like to apply in the near future for an ICGEB grant in order to organize an international symposium and workshop on “Building R&D capacity in the developing world for the discovery and development of new medicines from the regi

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Development and characterization of wheat lines carrying stem rust resistance gene Sr43

Development and characterization of wheat lines carrying stem rust resistance gene Sr43

Dhaka April 2, 2014. In  the April issue of Theoretical and Applied Genetics(Vol. 127(4):969-980), Z. Niu and nine other authors have published an article entitled,  “the   Development and characterization of wheat lines carrying stem rust resistance gene Sr43 derived from Thinopyrum ponticum.”  They have s

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Single Vessel Production of Butanol from biomass using engineered thermophilic microorganisms

Single Vessel Production of Butanol from biomass using engineered thermophilic microorganisms

Dhaka 31st March, 14. GNOBB feel extremely delighted to  announce that one of its most active members, Professor Kamal U. Chowdhury  at  Caflin University, USA  is the co-inventor of the US. Patent  # 8,669,082.  The title of the recently patented  invention is, “Single vessel production of butanol from biomass using engineered ther

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The genome of the loblolly pine -7 times the length of the human genome

The genome of the loblolly pine -7 times the length of the human genome

Dhaka, 30th March. In the 27th March issue of Nature (vol 507:402) Kristian Stevens at the University of California in Davis and his team sequenced and assembled the genome of the loblolly pine (Pinus taeda). The team used the tissue from a single pine seed. This Pinus species native to the southeastern United States has a genome with 23 billion base pairs, more than

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First artificially synthesized yeast chromosome: A revolutionary combination of computation and biology

First artificially synthesized yeast chromosome: A revolutionary combination of computation and biology

There are two write-ups on :  First artificially synthesized yeast chromosome: A revolutionary combination of computation and biology and the second one is titled, “Total Synthesis of a Functional Designer Eukaryotic Chromosome.  The first one has been composed by Samad, Research Associate, Samsad Razzaque at the Plant Biotech lab, DU and the second by the Gnobb Offi

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Discovery of the gene GTS in Arabidopsis thaliana controlling cell shape patterning and growth

Discovery of the gene GTS in Arabidopsis thaliana controlling cell shape patterning and growth

A group of students at Rutgers University–Camden under the guidance of their Assistant Professor, Simeon Kotchoni discovered a new gene, called GIGANTUS (abbreviated to GTS) in the model plant Arabidopsis thaliana. This gene – a member of the protein family- determines cell shapes in plants, controls seed germination, growth and biomass accumulation i

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Warming climate threatens crops

Warming climate threatens crops

In an article entitled, “Climate change could result in decreasing yields of staple food crops in most parts of the world from the 2030s onwards” has been published in the 20th March issue of Nature, 507:27. In this article  Andrew Challinor at the University of Leeds, UK, and his team have compared the results of more than 1,700 simulations&nbs

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How proteins find their DNA target

How proteins find their DNA target

Dhaka 24, ’14.  In an article titled, “How proteins find their DNA target, ” published in the 20th March issue of Nature (vol. 507:277),  Zhe Liu and his associates at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute in Ashburn, Virginia, looked at transcription factors made up of proteins that bind to specific genes to regulate thei

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Dr. Haseena Khan received the Independence Award 2019

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