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Heartiest congratulations and felicitations to Dr. Abidur Rahman and his Associates for their valuable publication to Biological Science

Heartiest congratulations and felicitations to Dr. Abidur Rahman and his Associates for their valuable publication to Biological Science

On behalf of GNOBB we offer our heartiest congratulations and felicitations  to one of the Founder members of GNOBB, Dr. Abidur Rahman  at the Cryobiofrontier  Research Center, Iwate University, Japan and his associates affiliated to Samuel Roberts Foundation, Oklahoma, USA and Reproduction et Developpment des Plantes, Geraland –Lyon Sud, France for their most r

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A Collection of Human Single Gene Knockouts

A Collection of Human Single Gene Knockouts

In an article entitled, ‘A reversible gene trap collection empowers haploid genetics in human cells’ published in August 25, 2013, issue of Nature Methods  (DOI:10.1038/nMeth.2609), the lead author Tilmann Bürckstümmer with thirty four other associates from  Austrian biotechnology company Haplogen and the Center for Molecular Medicine (CeMM)

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Whole Genome of Sorghum bicolor sequenced providing breeders to bring about genetic improvement of this tropical crop

Whole Genome of Sorghum bicolor sequenced providing breeders to bring about genetic improvement of this tropical crop

 In an article entitled, “Whole-genome sequencing reveals untapped genetic potential in Africa’s indigenous cereal crop sorghum,” published in  the 27th August issue of Nature Communications, 24 researchers with David R. Jordan and Jun Wang as principal authors published an article, as indicated above the whole

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Hats off to scientists at Plant Biotech Lab., Dhaka University

Hats off to scientists at Plant Biotech Lab., Dhaka University

GNOBB offer their heartiest congratulations to Professor Zeba I. Seraj and her associates at the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology for developing salt-resistant versions of http://www.thedailystar.net/beta2/news/du-develops-salt-resistant-rice-varieties/ rice varieties–BR11 and BRRI Dhan 28– which are cultivated extensively across the country.  T

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Our Hats off to BRRI Breeders – High zinc rice variety, Brri 62 released

Our Hats off to BRRI Breeders – High zinc rice variety, Brri 62 released

The Bangladesh Rice Research Institute (BRRI) breeders developed high zinc rice variety, Brri dhan -62. HarvestPlus, supported this  biofortification project under the Washington-based global agro-science coordinating body Consultative Group for International Agricultural Research (CGIAR). The newly released outstanding variety which has got approval of  the National

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“Biotransformation of low cost lignocellulosic substrates into vanillin by white rot fungus, Phanerochaete chrysosporium

“Biotransformation of low cost lignocellulosic substrates into vanillin by white rot fungus, Phanerochaete chrysosporium

In an article entitled, “Biotransformation of low cost lignocellulosic substrates into vanillin by white rot fungus, Phanerochaete chrysosporium,” published in the April issue Indian J. Biotech. 12: 281-283, Karode Bhusan, Patil Ulhas and Aparna Jobanputra have reported that they used lignocellulosic substrates such as rice husk, groundnut shell, etc. to transf

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Sustainable biofuels from Fungal-bacterial consorti

Sustainable biofuels from Fungal-bacterial consorti

In an article entitled, ‘Design and characterization of synthetic fungal-bacterial consortia for direct production of isobutanol from cellulosic biomass’ published in August 19, 2013, issue of PNAS (doi:10.1073/pnas.1218447110), the lead author Jeremy J. Minty from the Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan, USA with seven other associates f

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Achievement of young GNOBB member, Mr. Aubhishek Zaman

Achievement of young GNOBB member, Mr. Aubhishek Zaman

GNOBB is always pleased to publish news of achievement of GNOBB members. With a good deal of pleasure that Mr. Aubhishek Zaman, one  of the youngest members of  this web-based organization, is now in UT  Southwestern Medical Center  at Dallas doing his Ph.D.  The Ph.D. Program requires a student to undergo rotation program in three departments. Aubhishek has

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Glutamate receptor-like genes mediate leaf –to-leaf wound signaling

Glutamate receptor-like genes mediate leaf –to-leaf wound signaling

In an article entitled, “Glutamate receptor-like genes mediate leaf –to-leaf wound signaling,” published on the 22nd August, ‘13 issue of Nature, (500: 422–426), Seyed AR Mousavi and four of his associates affiliated to the Department of Plant Molecular Biology, University of Lausanne, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Universi

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The help of Professor Maqsudul Alam is sought by the Kiwi fruit Industry in New Zealand

The help of Professor Maqsudul Alam is sought by the Kiwi fruit Industry in New Zealand

While paying a great tribute to Professor Maqsudul Alom, Prothom Alo (প্রথম আলো) has brought to light an interesting piece of news that the Kiwi Fruit Industry in New Zealand has approached the pioneer genome scientist to come to their rescue in containing a deadly disease called psa (Pseudomonas syringae pv actinidiae) that affect Kiwifruit, causing a

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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

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