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Cyclin A regulates kinetochore microtubules to promote faithful chromosome segregation

Cyclin A regulates kinetochore microtubules to promote faithful chromosome segregation

Dhaka the 9th Oct., ’13. In an article, “Cyclin A regulates kinetochore microtubules to promote faithful chromosome segregation,” published on the 3rd October issue of Nature (vol.502:110-113), Lilian Kabeche & Duane A. Compton affiliated to Norris Cotton Cancer Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire have shown that k–MT attachments in prometaphase

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Seminar on Impact of R&D on National Development jointly organized by BCSIR AND CARES

Seminar on Impact of R&D on National Development jointly organized by BCSIR AND CARES

Dhaka 9th October, ’13.  An interesting Seminar on, “Impact of R& D on National Development,”  jointly organized by CARES and BCSIR was held 8th Oct. 2013 in the IFST auditorium, BCSIR.  The keynote speaker at the Seminar was the renowned molecular biophysicist, Professor  Dr. Samir K. Brahmachari, DG, CSIR India and Secretary, Dep

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2013 Nobel Prize in Physiology/ Medicine for Cell Transport Mechanism

2013 Nobel Prize in Physiology/ Medicine for Cell Transport Mechanism

Dhaka  Oct. 9, 2013. The 2013 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine has been awarded to three scientists for discovering the machinery that regulates how cells transport major molecules in a cargo system that delivers them to the right place at the right time. The Karolinska Institute in Stockholm announced the winners: James E. Rothman, 62, of Yale University; Randy W. S

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An Important Seminar at the BCSIR Auditorium

An Important Seminar at the BCSIR Auditorium

Dhaka  October 7, ’13. Jointly organized by CARES and BCSIR, a seminar on, “Impact of R&D on Nation Development,” will be held 8th October  in the IFST Auditorium, BCSIR. The renowned molecular biophysicist, Professor  Dr. Samir K. Brahmachari, DG, CSIR India and Secretary, Department of Scientific and Industrial Research will

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GNOBB enters 10th years of its journey to promote biotechnology in BD

GNOBB enters 10th years of its journey to promote biotechnology in BD

Dhaka Oct. 5, 2013. Today is 5th October. In this connection I refer to the members the first posting of the organization in its website under the heading, “About us,”. This month, nine years ago we launched our website: www.gnobb.org.  From mere 30, the number of members is now over 500. The membership fee was kept optional  and fixed  at $10.00

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Gasoline from Engineered E. coli strain usher in a new era of hope of circumventing fossil fuel shortage

Gasoline from Engineered E. coli strain usher in a new era of hope of circumventing fossil fuel shortage

Dhaka Oct. 3, 2013.  In a letter entitled, “Microbial production of short-chain alkanes,” published online in the 29th Sept., issue  of Nature, Yong Jun Choi and Sang Yup affiliated to Bioinformatics and BioProcess Engineering Research Center, KAIST, South Korea have reported the development of a microbial platform for production o

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Discovery of Commonalities between different types of cancer may open up better prospect for cancer cure

Discovery of Commonalities between different types of cancer may open up better prospect for cancer cure

October 1, 2013.In a review article entitled, “Pan-Cancer study unearths tumors’ genetic trademarks, published in its  26th Sept. edition of Nature,  Heidi Ledford, a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley and a freelancer, reports of commonalities between different types of cancers such as lung-, breast-,

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Past- and current year’s PEER participants from Asia to meet at Bangkok from Sept 30 through 4th October

Past- and current year’s PEER participants from Asia to meet at Bangkok from Sept 30 through 4th October

Dhaka 29th September, 2013. On the GNOBB website there was a recent news item about the award of PEER  (Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research) science grant funded by USAID and NSF Grant to Professor Zeba I. Seraj and her collaborative partner,  Dr. Thomas Juenger  at the Department of MCDB, U T Austin to work on a project entitled, “Validat

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Characterization of Genes involved in the production of fragrant Sandalwood oil

Characterization of Genes involved in the production of fragrant Sandalwood oil

26th Sept., 2013. Sandalwood oil is one of the world’s most highly prized essential oils, available in many high-quality perfumes and fragrances, mainly of sesquiterpene olefins and alcohols. In a most recent article published in the September issue of PLoS,  ten researchers under the guidance of Jörg Bohlmann  with the help  of a ten transcr

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“Impact of R & D on National Development” organized jointly by CARES and BCSIR – Keynote address by Prof. SK Brahmachari

“Impact of R & D on National Development” organized jointly by CARES and BCSIR – Keynote address by Prof. SK Brahmachari

Dhaka October 7, ’13. Jointly organized by CARES and BCSIR, a seminar on, “Impact of R&D on Nation Development,” will be held 8th October in the IFST Auditorium, BCSIR. The renowned molecular biophysicist, Professor Dr. Samir K. Brahmachari, DG, CSIR India and Secretary, Department of Scientific and Industrial Research will deliver the keynote sp

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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

Dr. Haseena Khan received the Independence Award 2019

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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