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Summary of the Theoretical and Practical Course- “Bioinformatics: Computer methods in molecular and system biology

Summary of the Theoretical and Practical Course- “Bioinformatics: Computer methods in molecular and system biology

GNOBB member, Dr. Md. Nurul Islam at the Dept of Botany, Dhaka University recently attended a course on, “Bioinformatics: Computer methods in molecular and system biology” held at the HQ of ICGEB, Trieste, Italy. On being requested by GNOBB Coordinator, Dr. NI has outlined the course as reproduced below. This course started with a brief discussion of biological and bioin

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Broccoli variety with high levels of sulphur-containing compounds glucoraphanin

Broccoli variety with high levels of sulphur-containing compounds glucoraphanin

In an article  entitled, “Genetic regulation of glucoraphanin accumulation in Beneforté broccoli published in the recent issue of New Phytologist (2013) 198:1085-1095, Richard F. Mithen and 13 of his associates affiliated to different institutions, Richard Mithen at the Institute of Food Research in Norwich, UK, and his associates attributed a s

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Immune System Overreaction leads to enhanced Influenza Deaths

Immune System Overreaction leads to enhanced Influenza Deaths

In an article entitled, ‘A Systems Analysis Identifies a Feed forward Inflammatory Circuit Leading to Lethal Influenza Infection,’ published in July 3, 2013 issue of Cell (vol. 154, issue 1; 197-212), the lead author Marlène Brandes  at the Lab. Systems Biology at the National Inst. of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH, Bethesda, MD with thr

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Heartiest Congratulations to Dr. M. Rahman’s achievement: GNOBB feel proud of you

Heartiest Congratulations to Dr. M. Rahman’s achievement: GNOBB feel proud of you

Dr. Masmudur Rahman affiliated to MICROBIOLOGYDU group from Gainesville, FL has communicated to the GNOBB coordinator  through Dr. Khwaja Sultanul Aziz that his  paper entitled, “Myxoma Virus Protein M029 Is a Dual Function Immunomodulator that Inhibits PKR and Also Conscripts RHA/DHX9 to Promote Expanded Host Tropism and Viral Replication” has just b

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The latest issue 23 # 1 of the Journal of PTC&B has just been published online

The latest issue 23 # 1 of the Journal of PTC&B has just been published online

It’s with a good deal of pleasure that GNOBB announces the publication of the June issue of the Journal of Plant Tissue Culture and Biotechnology vol. 23.  The number of articles in this issue including those on transformation and proteomics is ten in addition to 5 short communications. This issue has 135 pages  –  35 pages more than in previous

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Dr. Syed Ashraf Ahmed’s letter of appreciation to the GNOBB coordinator

Dr. Syed Ashraf Ahmed’s letter of appreciation to the GNOBB coordinator

Dear GNOBB members, I have been overwhelmed with your good-wish messages conveyed to me showing your appreciation for the service I have rendered to the  Bangladeshi biotech community. I didn’t realize that I have secured such a coveted place in your heart. One Senior GNOBB member, Dr. Syed  Ashraf Ahmed, whom most of you know has requested me to post the letter w

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Genomic insights of an uncultivated Candidate phylum TM6 genome

Genomic insights of an uncultivated Candidate phylum TM6 genome

In an article entitled, ‘Candidate phylum TM6 genome recovered from a hospital sink biofilm provides genomic insights into this uncultivated phylum,’ published in June 25, 2013, issue of PNAS (vol. 110 no. 26; E2390-E2399), the lead author Jeffrey S. McLean with nineteen other associates affiliated to seven different institutes have successfully sequenced the g

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Heartiest felicitations to Dr. Syed Ashraf Ahmed to share with GNOBB members his recent scientific and humorous writings

Heartiest felicitations to Dr. Syed Ashraf Ahmed to share with GNOBB members his recent scientific and humorous writings

GNOBB member Dr. Syed Ashraf Ahmed has combined the rare quality of being an eminent researcher  but also a prolific humorous writer in his mother tongue, Bengali. He has sent  a list of his recent publications to share with GNOBB members. Each has a link to retrieve the original article. Please do write to him directly in case you want to felicitate him on his remarkable

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GNOBB coordinator asks forgiveness for any lapse on his part during his tenure of office

GNOBB coordinator asks forgiveness for any lapse on his part during his tenure of office

It was in October 2004, namely  nine  years back that GNOBB (The Global  Network of Bangladeshi Biotechnologists) was founded  and I was selected its coordinator. I retired from Dhaka University in 1990 and moved to Austin on an immigration visa.  A few expatriate Bangladeshi Biotechnologists, namely, Dr. Hemayetullah now at Howard University, Washington DC,

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Workshop on Bioinformatics from 4th to 5th July, 2013 at UODA Auditorium

Workshop on Bioinformatics from 4th to 5th July, 2013 at UODA Auditorium

The Department of Biotechnology & Genetic Engineering (BGE) and Department of Molecular Medicine & Bioinformatics (MMB) of University of Development Alternative (UODA), are organizing a two-day Workshop on Bioinformatics from 4th to 5th July, 2013 at UODA Auditorium. The targeted audiences are students, academician and professionals from Biotechnology, Genetic E

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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

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

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