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Human embryonic stem cells derived by somatic nuclear transfer

Human embryonic stem cells derived by somatic nuclear transfer

In an article entitled, ‘Human embryonic stem cells derived by somatic nuclear transfer,’ published in May 13, 2013, issue of Cell (153: 1228-1238), the lead author Masahito Tachibana with twenty-two associates affiliated to six different institutes have successfully converted human skin cells into embryonic stem cells via a common laboratory method known as somatic cell

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“Biotechnology towards the turn of the century,” has just been published

“Biotechnology towards the turn of the century,” has just been published

This is for the information of GNOBB members that another e-book, entitled “Biotechnology towards the turn of the century,” has just been published by DIGI Book, Dhaka (http://digibook.com.bd/?p=593). Based on the articles by some contemporary leading journals in biotechnology this book was compiled by Professor A. S. Islam under the Direction of Dr. Fred Lehle, the owne

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An interesting article entitled, “Personized Medicine” by GNOBB member Dr. Talat Nasim

An interesting article entitled, “Personized Medicine” by GNOBB member Dr. Talat Nasim

In a recent issue of দৈনিক যুগান্তরে GNOBB member Dr. Talat Nasim has published an article entitled, “Personalized Medicine.” In order for the members to read this fascinating story, it is reproduced here. Pl click here to know more about it.

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JAV1 controls jasmonate-regulated plant defense

JAV1 controls jasmonate-regulated plant defense

In an article entitled, “JAV1 controls jasmonate-regulated plant defense” published in Molecular Cell (50, 504–515, May 23, 2013), the lead author Po Hu and four of his associates affiliated to the School of Life Sciences, Tsinghua University, Beijing have identified and characterized JAV1, a key gene in the jasmonate pathway. Their study has revealed&nbs

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Pan Genome of the phytoplankton, Emiliana huxleyi

Pan Genome of the phytoplankton, Emiliana huxleyi

The current online issue of Nature (14th June, 2013) publishes an article entitled “Pan Genome of the phytoplankton, Emilianahuxleyi, underpins its global distribution.” These phytoplankton account for 20% of the total carbon fixation in some system. Coccolithophores have influenced the global climate over 200 million years. They form blooms that can

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Tuber formation in tomatoes

Tuber formation in tomatoes

In an article entitled, ‘A Cytokinin-Activating Enzyme Promotes Tuber Formation in Tomato,’ published online in June 6, 2013, issue of Current Biology (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2013.04.061), the lead author Tamar Eviatar-Ribak with five other associates from two different institutes have reported on, A cytokinin-activating enzyme that induces d

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Please send your comments about the e-book which has just been uploaded

Please send your comments about the e-book which has just been uploaded

The updated GNOBB website was launched at a considerable cost to make it interactive. However, there are hardly any comments on any news posted therein. We are pledged to improve the website but that is only possible if there are sufficient feedback from the members. As already mentioned that it’s on the suggestion of two GNOBB members, namely, Professor Maqsudul Alam and Dr.

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JOB Opportunities, doctoral and postdoctoral fellowships available at Translational Medicine and Therapeutics Group Bradford School of Pharmacy, University of Bradford, U

JOB Opportunities, doctoral and postdoctoral fellowships available at Translational Medicine and Therapeutics Group Bradford School of Pharmacy, University of Bradford, UK

GNOBB member, Dr. Talat Nasim, Head, Translational Medicine and Therapeutics Group Bradford School of Pharmacy, University of Bradford, Bradford, UK has requested that the following advertisement be posted at the GNOBB website. The ad runs as follows:  there are a number of academic opportunities at the ranks of Lecturer, Reader and

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Regarding the introduction of bioinformatics course in DU

Regarding the introduction of bioinformatics course in DU

Some staff members and graduate students of the Faculty of Biological Sciences, DU, who are interested to introduce online Bioinformatcs course are conducting a survey in order to estimate the expected number who would like to enrol in such a course. Will you please take part in the survey by filling in the form attached herewith?

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Shotgun sequencing revealed the highly repetitive genome of the white spruce (Picea glauca), one of the biggest hitherto assembled

Shotgun sequencing revealed the highly repetitive genome of the white spruce (Picea glauca), one of the biggest hitherto assembled

In the 6th June, 2013  issue of Nature vol. 498 ; 8 an article entitled,  “Spruce shotgun sequencing ” has been published.  Multiple technologies have allowed researchers to piece together the highly repetitive genome of the white spruce (Picea glauca), one of the biggest assembled. Like that of the Norway spruce (Picea abies), the draft

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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

Drs. ABMM Khademul Islam and Munawa...

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