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Abstract book on, “Promotion of Biotechnology in Bangladesh: National and International Perspective” published as an e-book

Abstract book on, “Promotion of Biotechnology in Bangladesh: National and International Perspective” published as an e-book

GNOBB feels delighted to inform its members that a e-book company has been recently  launched by  Mr.  Iqbal Mahmud and his associates. It has published the e-book entitled, “Promotion of Biotechnology in Bangladesh: National and International Perspective.” Thanks to two GNOBB members Professor Maqsudul Alam and Dr. Parvez Haris for suggesti

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Probable correlation between physical fitness of children and their mother’s gastrointestinal bypass surgery

Probable correlation between physical fitness of children and their mother’s gastrointestinal bypass surgery

In an article entitled, ‘Differential methylation in glucoregulatory genes of offspring born before vs. after maternal gastrointestinal bypass surgery,’ published in May 28, 2013, issue of PNAS ( doi:10.1073/pnas.1216959110 ), the lead author Frédéric Guénard with five other associates from four different institutes have repo

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Second National Earth Olympiad (NEO) being organized in all across the seven divisional Divisional HQs of Bangladesh.

Second National Earth Olympiad (NEO) being organized in all across the seven divisional Divisional HQs of Bangladesh.

GNOBB feel very happy to announce  that with the support of the US Embassy, Dhaka (BYEI ) is organizing the 2nd National Earth Olympiad (NEO)across the seven divisional headquarters of Bangladesh. The main purpose of NEO is to istimulate students’ interest on cross-connected environmental issues so that some of them get interested to pursue study and career in t

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Cracking of HIV protein, a possibility to AIDS cure

Cracking of HIV protein, a possibility to AIDS cure

In an article entitled, ‘Mature HIV-1 capsid structure by cryo-electron microscopy and all-atom molecular dynamics,’ published in May 29, 2013, issue of Nature (doi:10.1038/nature12162), the lead author Gongpu Zhao with nine other associates from six different institutes have used a supercomputer to map the structure of the protein that makes up the HIV ca

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Seminar on Smart Biomaterials at UODA on June 1

Seminar on Smart Biomaterials at UODA on June 1

GNOBB  announces with pleasure that   Dr. M. Ariful Islam, the winner of Brain Korea 21 Award will give a seminar on  “Smart Biomaterials as Nanomedicine” at 10:00 A.M. on June 1, 2013  at Rangs Auditorium, University of Development Alternative (UODA).  For details please contact Professor Dr. Mohammed Rahmatullah, Pro-VC UODA Phon

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CARES organized International 2-day Conference on Biotechnology concluded on a positive note

CARES organized International 2-day Conference on Biotechnology concluded on a positive note

The International Conference on Biotechnology organized by the Committee  of Action for Research, Extension and Services  (CARES) was held successfully in Westin Hotel, Gulshan 2, Dhaka on 25-26 May at Westin Hotel, Gulshan 2, Dhaka. To see conference program, click here. The conference was inaugurated by Begum Matia Chowdhury, Agriculture Minister. Oth

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Dean’s awards (Biological Science) to three teaching staff members

Dean’s awards (Biological Science) to three teaching staff members

26th May, 2013. Three teachers from the faculty of Biological Sciences at Dhaka University obtained Dean’s award for their excellent contribution to the field of scientific research. The recipients from three categories  are – Professor Dr.  Zeba Islam Seraj from the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Associate Professor Dr. Je

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Training program in MAS and Biosafety in Thailand for 12 NARS scientists

Training program in MAS and Biosafety in Thailand for 12 NARS scientists

The  Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council (BARC) has nominated 12 scientists affiliated to National Agricultural Research System (NARS) for a group training program on Biotechnology entitled “Marker Assisted Selection Breeding & Biosafety”  to be held at Kasetsart University, Thailand. This training program is under the management of the  

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Discovery of Insulin production promoting hormone in mice: A new hope to treat diabetes

Discovery of Insulin production promoting hormone in mice: A new hope to treat diabetes

In an article entitled, “Betatrophin: A Hormone that Controls Pancreatic β Cell Proliferation,” published in May 9, 2013, issue of Cell (153:747-758), the lead author Peng Yi with two other associates from the Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology, Harvard University have discovered a hormone in mice that prompts to boost their production o

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GNOBB member to attend biosafety meeting at Ames, Iowa and mol. biology lab course at CSLH

GNOBB member to attend biosafety meeting at Ames, Iowa and mol. biology lab course at CSLH

GNOBB feel always happy at the news of  training  of their members or their participation in a workshop or lab course for the enhancement of  their knowledge and experience. A well-known GNOBB member Dr. Zeba I Seraj has been invited to attend the Technical Training Workshop for Testing of Non-Target Organism of Transgenic Crops on  24-28 June 2013 at Ames,

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Drs. ABMM Khademul Islam and Munawar Sultana received Samson H Chowdhury Memorial Award for outstanding research

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