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Comparative molecular cytogenetic analyses…Corchorus species (Malvaceae)

Comparative molecular cytogenetic analyses…Corchorus species (Malvaceae)

GNOBB takes this opportunity to heartily congratulate the lead author Rabeya Begum, Sheikh Shamimul Alam at the Department of Botany, Dhaka University and  four of her associates at the Institute of Botany, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany on their online publication of a paper entitled, “Comparative molecular cytogenetic analyses of a major tandemly repeated

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Chromosome Biorientation during Cell Division facilitated by Chromosomal Passenger Complex

Chromosome Biorientation during Cell Division facilitated by Chromosomal Passenger Complex

In an article entitled, ‘Tension sensing by Aurora B kinase is independent of survivin-based centromere localization,’ published in  the 2ndMay, 2013 issue of Nature, (vol  497:121), Christopher, S. Campbell and Arshad Desai at the University of California, School of Medicine, San Diego, Ca describe  that the segregation of the replicated ge

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Dhaka Charter passed unanimously at the concluding session on the 8th May

Dhaka Charter passed unanimously at the concluding session on the 8th May

Some GNOBB members may be keen to know the content of the Dhaka Charter passed unanimously on the concluding session held on the 14th evening in the Ball room of the Panpacific Sonargaon Hotel. Please click the link to view the charter. GNOBB feel sincerely that there should have been special mention  about the  IAS journal which made its debut covering all branch

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Award Winning Posters at a Glance at the IAS Conference

Award Winning Posters at a Glance at the IAS Conference

One of the attactive features at the IAS Conference was poster presentation by local participants. Two posters from Plant Biotechnology Lab at the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology headed by Professor Zeba Islam Seraj won First and Fourth prizes. The first wining poster entitled, “Prediction of DNA markers and unique identifiers in indigenous rice landrace culti

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National Institute of Agricultural Botany develop ‘Superwheat’

National Institute of Agricultural Botany develop ‘Superwheat’

British scientists say they have developed a new type of wheat which could increase productivity by 30%. One of most enthusiastic and energetic GNOBB members, Dr. Md. Tanvir Rahman at BAU has conveyed the following BBC announcement for display in the GNOBB website. “The Cambridge-based National Institute of Agricultural Botany (NIAB) has combined an ancient ancestor of whea

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A New Method for Identifying Potent HIV Antibodies

A New Method for Identifying Potent HIV Antibodies

In an article entitled, “Delineating Antibody Recognition in Polyclonal Sera from Patterns of HIV-1 Isolate Neutralization,” published in May 10, 2013, issue of Science (DOI:10.1126/science.1233989), the lead author Ivelin S. Georgiev with 24 other associates from seven research groups have developed a new tool to identify broadly neutralizing antibodies (

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IXX IAS Conference was held in Dhaka 5-8th May, 2013

IXX IAS Conference was held in Dhaka 5-8th May, 2013

The 19th International Conference of Islamic World Academy of Sciences (IAS) was held in Pan Pacific Sonargaon hotel, Dhaka, Bangladesh to share scientific and technological innovations with the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) member countries. The IAS, the Foreign Ministry, the Science and Technology Ministry, BD, the University Grants Commission (UGC) and the Bangladesh

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A new technique to check DNA repair mechanism

A new technique to check DNA repair mechanism

In an article entitled, “Single-molecule DNA repair in live bacteria,” published in April 29, 2013, issue of PNAS (www.pnas.org/cgi/doi:10.1073/pnas.1301804110), the lead author Stephan Uphoff with four other associates from three research groups have reported a technique to observe DNA repair in living bacteria. Damage caused by mutagens to the

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Plants regenerated from tissue culture contain stable epigenome changes in rice

Plants regenerated from tissue culture contain stable epigenome changes in rice

Micropropagation and genetically modified plants are produced through tissue culture techniques. New genes are introduced into single plant cells that are growing in culture. Each cell then replicates and is eventually made to regenerate into a complete plant with the introduced genes by the application of appropriate plant hormones. In addition to the genes that comprise its gen

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The International Conference organized by Islamic Academy of Sciences is due in the city from May 5

The International Conference organized by Islamic Academy of Sciences is due in the city from May 5

The International Conference organized by the Islamic Academy of Sciences is due from May 5 through May 8 under the patronage of Her Excellency Sheikh Haseena. As published in  the GNOBB website  earlier, the International Conference will be inaugurated by Her Excellency Sheikh Haseena, the PM of the Democratic Republic of Bangladesh. It will be a 4-day conference from

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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! 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