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Submit an Abstract for the 6th Annual South Asia Biosafety Conference!

Submit an Abstract for the  6th Annual South Asia Biosafety Conference!

The South Asia Biosafety Conference is the premier biosafety meeting in the region and provides an essential forum to hear from leading scientists representing regulatory agencies, public sector research institutions, and the private sector. Registrants are encouraged to become a part of this year’s program by submitting an abstract for an oral presentation in certain ple

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Message from the GNOBB moderator

Message from the GNOBB moderator

Heartiest congrtulations to Dr. Sabrina M. Elias for being appointed as an Assistant professor at Independent University of Bangladesh (IUB). She will be working in the School of Life Science of the University.  She has completed her PhD on Rice genetics and functional genomics from University of Dhaka in collaboration with University of Nebraska Lincoln, Unversity of Texas at

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Vibrant Presence of Bangladeshi origin Scientists at the American Society of Plant Biology Conference

Vibrant Presence of Bangladeshi origin Scientists at the American Society of Plant Biology Conference

From July 14-18, scenic city Montreal, Canada hosted the 2018 Annual Conference of the American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB) in conjunction with the Canadian Society of Plant Biologists (CSPB). With 1629 attendees from 52 countries, the conference showcased 4 major symposiums and 30 concurrent symposiums- each hosting 5-6 speakers on topics ranging from education to cutting ed

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Unfolding the strategies to withstand salinity stress

Unfolding the strategies to withstand salinity stress

GNOBB would like to congratulate the team led by Dr. Zeba I Seraj at Plant Biotechnology Laboratory, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Dhaka for their recent publication in Annals of Microbiology which is based on bacteria endemic to saline coastal belt and their capacity to mitigate the salt effect on rice growth and yield. They have identified some st

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Congratulations to Dr. Zeba Seraj for being selected as BAS fellow

Congratulations to Dr. Zeba Seraj for being selected as BAS fellow

GNOBB is proud to announce that Professor Zeba I. Seraj of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dhaka University, and current president of GNOBB has been elected as a fellow of the Bangladesh Academy of Sciences. This is one of the highest achievements for a scientist in Bangladesh. Prof. Seraj has played an instrumental role in developing abiotic stress tolerant ri

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Workshop on CRISPR/Cas9

Workshop on CRISPR/Cas9

A workshop on 'Application of Genome editing (CRISPR/Cas9) technique for Crop Improvement', 23-27 July, 2018 will be held at Department of Botany, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. The workshop is jointly organised by Plant Breeding and Biotechnology Laboratory, Department of Botany, University of Dhaka, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and University of Kiel. The primary fo

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Eid-ul-fitr Mubarak

Eid-ul-fitr Mubarak

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!

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GNOBB coordinator returns home from United Hospital, Dhaka

GNOBB  coordinator returns home from United Hospital, Dhaka

Dhaka 12th June, 2018, GNOBB  coordinator returns home from the United Hospital, Dhaka after prostrate opration. Please make specciaf 'dua' for his speedy and complete recovery

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Happy New Year 2018!

Happy New Year 2018!

It's time to say goodbye to. 2017. It proved to be a remarkable year of progress for GNOBB. It has launched its newly designed website, has successfully completed the first outreach program among high school students and in the last segment of 2017 GNOBB has successfully arranged the 3rd GNOBB Conference, ICBHA 2017 (International Conference of Biotechnology in Healt

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Heartiest congratulation to Professor Dr. Zeba I. Seraj and her team for their recent publication on “In Planta transformation for conferring salt tolerance to a tissue

Heartiest congratulation to Professor Dr. Zeba I. Seraj and her team for their recent publication on “In Planta transformation for conferring salt tolerance to a tissue-culture unresponsive indica rice (Oryza sativa L.) cultivar”

Most of the farmer popular indica rice varieties are recalcitrant to tissue culture dependent transformation method. In this study, a simple in planta transformation method for indica rice genotype was developed with higher transformation efficiencies than earlier reports. Overnight-soaked mature seeds were infected with Agrobacterium containing salt tolerance-enhancing Pea DNA Heli

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Sequence comparison of SARS-CoV-2 genome from the Bangladeshi patient revealed two new mutations in the genome

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The deposition of first SARS-CoV-2 genome sequencing results of a Bangladeshi patient by Dr. Senjuti Shaha, Dr. Samir Kumar Shaha along with their team from Child Health Research Foundation (CHRF) opened a new do Read More

Eid-ul-fitr Mubarak

Eid-ul-fitr Mubarak...

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