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Enhancing the efficacy of methicilin against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

Enhancing the efficacy of methicilin against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

In an article entitled, ‘Bio-inspired synthesis yields a tricyclic indoline that selectively resensitizes methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) to β-lactam antibiotics’ published in September 9, 2013, issue of PNAS  (doi:10.1073/pnas.1310459110), the lead author Jessica D. Podol with four other associates from the Departmen

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Industry-Academia Linkage focusing biotechnology – a GEB DU arranged Seminar

Industry-Academia Linkage focusing biotechnology – a GEB DU arranged Seminar

GNOBB like to congratulate the Department of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, DU for arranging a seminar in the last week of the current month on Industry-Academia Linkage focusing biotechnology.  Mr, Mahbub Rashid, a staff member at the above Department has prepared a write-up. The report which emphasized on the urgent necessity of building up a firm bridge between

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Dr Md. Salimullah and and Dr. Jahangir Alam appointed CSO in the National Inst. Biotech

Dr Md. Salimullah and and Dr. Jahangir Alam appointed CSO in the National Inst. Biotech

 Salimullah, CSO, Plant Biotechnology, NIB Dhaka, the13th of Sept.,’13. . GNOBB is pleased to inform its members that it played a significant role in the recruitment of two Chief Scientific Officers (CSO) by advertising last year inter alia these vital  posts in two of its major divisions,  J. Alam. CSO, Animal Biotechnology namely,

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South East Asia Biosafety Conference in New Delhi Delhi 18-20 September

South East Asia Biosafety Conference in New Delhi Delhi 18-20 September

Co-organized by a) South Asia Biosafety Program; b) Biotech Consortium India Limited and c) Bangladesh Academy of Sciences, a three-day South East Asia Biosafety conference will be held 18-20 September, 2013 in New Delhi. A large contingent of Bangladeshi delegates including three, namely, Professor M. Imdadul Hoque, Prof. Rakha Hari Sarker and Prof. Zeba I Seraj from Dhaka Universi

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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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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

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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

Dr. Haseena Khan received the Independence Award 2019

Dr. Haseena Khan received the Indep...

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