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Bangladesh Has Bumper Harvest from Stress Tolerant Rice Varieties

Bangladesh Has Bumper Harvest from Stress Tolerant Rice Varieties

Dhaka, October 25, 2013. The entire country owes to BRRI rice breeders for evolving two  salt tolerant varieties of paddy, namely, 53 and 54 and two submergence tolerant  rice varieties, namely, 56 and 57 for areas where saline soil and frequent occurrence flood limit the production of this staple cereal. Also a good deal of credit goes to BINA rice breeders for

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Micropropagation of Stemona tuberosa Lour

Micropropagation of Stemona tuberosa Lour

23rd October, 2013. In an article entitled, “Micropropagation of Stemona tuberosa Lour. — an endangered and rare medicinal plant in the Eastern Ghats of India,” Murthy, K. Sri and associates, affiliated with the Dept of Botany and Biotechnology, Montessori Mahila Kalasala, Vijaywada, India and the Dept of Botany, Srikrishnadevaraya Univ., Ananta

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Sleep Drives Metabolite Clearance from the Adult Brain

Sleep Drives Metabolite Clearance from the Adult Brain

In an article titled, “Sleep Drives Metabolite Clearance from the Adult Brain”, published in Science  on 18th October   2013: (Vol. 342), the lead author Maiken Nedergaard and 12 of his associates affiliated to the Department of Neurosurgery, University of Rochester Medical Center, Roche

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Bone Transplantation Center at Dhaka Medical College

Bone Transplantation Center at Dhaka Medical College

Dhaka the 21st October, 2013. The GNOBB Management has great pleasure in bringing to the attention of the expatriate members that from today, bone marrow transplantation program has commenced in the tenth floor at the New Building of  Dhaka Medical College (DMC) for the treatment of blood cancer. Dr. Bimalangshu Ranjan Dey MD, an expatriate Bangladeshi working in the

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Minutes of the Seminar on “Impact of R&D on National Development” jointly organized by CARES and BCSIR on October 8, 2013

Minutes of the Seminar on “Impact of R&D on National Development”  jointly organized by CARES and BCSIR on October 8, 2013

GNOBB owes to Mr. Manjoor Rahim, Director CARES for the minutes of the seminar  (organized jointly by BCSIR and CARES). Inadvertently, the name of Professor Zeba  Seraj was attributed instead. GNOBB offers an unqualified apology for the mistake. Dhaka the 20th October, 2013. A Seminar with the theme “Impact of R&D on National Development&rd

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The world food prize is known as the Nobel prize for food and agriculture

The world food prize is known as the Nobel prize for food and agriculture

Dhaka 20th October, 2013.  This year, three researchers who played a prominent role in developing genetically modified crops, namely, Mary-Dell Chilton of Syngenta, Robert T. Fraley of Monsanto and Marc Van Montagu of University of Ghent in Belgium were awarded the World Food Prize on 17thOctober at the Iowa Capitol in the USA. Their findings were focused on

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Our hats off to BINA scientists from leading the country towards Food Autarky

Our hats off to BINA scientists from leading the country towards Food Autarky

Dhaka 15th October, 2013. GNOBB offer their heartiest felicitations to BINA (Bangladesh Institute of Nuclear Agriculture) scientists for taking Bangladesh a step forward towards mitigating  its food deficit. It has been a great achievement of the part of BINA agricultural scientists to release BINA Dhan-7 a few years back. BINA Dhan-7  is an early va

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A poem on the occasion of the holy Eid-ul-Adha

A poem on the occasion of the holy Eid-ul-Adha

Dear Members, Some members have suggested that I write a suitable poem commemorating the great event of the holyEid–ul-Adha. Below is a poem composed on the occasion. May Allah reward you all. ASIslan Today is Eid-ul-Adha: “Eid Mubarak” We celebrate the holy Eid-ul-Adha every year. But do we follow the message of prophet Ibrahim? &ld

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Heartiest Eid ul Adha Greetings

Heartiest Eid ul Adha Greetings

GNOBB would like to wish all its members and well wishers a heartiest Eid greetings. May this holy great occasion bring joys, love and prosperity to all of you.

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Salt-tolerant bacteria Pseudomonas extremorientalist are reported to boost major crops yields

Salt-tolerant bacteria Pseudomonas extremorientalist are reported to boost major crops yields

Dhaka 9th October, ‘13. It has indeed been a good piece of news that an Uzbek woman microbiologist, Dilfuza Egamberdieva – a pioneer and a lead scientist at the National University of Uzbekistan, Tashkent has successfully isolated salt tolerant bacterial strains that live in salt-degraded soil. It’s a species of Pseudomonas, namely, P. extremori

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Eid-ul-fitr Mubarak

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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

Combating viruses with RACK1: Congr...

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

Dr. Haseena Khan received the Independence Award 2019

Dr. Haseena Khan received the Indep...

Dr. Haseena Khan, Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology has been awarded the Independence award 2019 by the Honorable Prime minister Sheikh Hasina in the award giving ceremony at Bangabandhu Read More