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Metatranscriptomic sequencing approaches reveal the identity of an equine serum hepatitis: Theiler disease

Metatranscriptomic sequencing approaches reveal the identity of an equine serum hepatitis: Theiler disease

In an article entitled, “Identification of a previously undescribed divergent virus from the Flaviviridae family in an outbreak of equine serum hepatitis,” published in March 18, 2013, issue of PNAS (www.pnas.org/cgi/doi/10.1073/pnas.1219217110), the lead author Sanjay Chandriani with seven other associates from two research groups have identified a previo

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Superior performance of a Lolium-Festuca hybrid in reducing runoff during precipitation

Superior performance of a Lolium-Festuca hybrid in reducing runoff during precipitation

In an article entitled, “A novel grass hybrid to reduce flood generation in temperate regions,” published in Scientific Reports on Friday, the 25th April, Christopher (Kit) J. A. Macleod and eleven of his associates affiliated to six well-known UK  Biology institutes have reported the results of their intensive research of a hybrid

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CSHL meeting on Metabolic Signaling & Disease: From Cell to Organism

CSHL meeting on Metabolic Signaling & Disease: From Cell to Organism

A conference on Metabolic Signaling & Disease: From Cell to Organism  will be held at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory on August 13 – 17, 2013. Abstract Deadline: May 31, 2013. The Conference which begins on Tuesday evening, August 13 and ends at noon on Saturday, August 17, 2013. 

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A seminar on Mucosal immunity in the respiratory tract by Prof. Carmen Fernandez, Stockholm University

A seminar on Mucosal immunity in the respiratory tract by Prof. Carmen Fernandez, Stockholm  University

A seminar on “Mucosal immunity in the respiratory tract: Control of mycobacterial infections” was held on 20th April 2013 at Kamaluddin Ahmed Gallery, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Dhaka. The speaker of the talk was Prof. Carmen Fernandez, an immunologist from Stockholm University, Sweden. She talked about the properties of the

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Zebrafish genome bears noteworthy resemblance to human genome

Zebrafish genome bears noteworthy resemblance to human genome

In an article entitled, “The zebrafish reference genome sequence and its relationship to the human genome,” published in April 17, 2013, issue of Nature(doi:10.1038/nature12111), the lead author Kerstin Howe with one hundred and seventy two other associates from fifteen research groups sequenced the zebra fish reference genome and demonstrated that 70 per

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Autophagy inducing peptide showed broad range of therapeutic activity

Autophagy inducing peptide showed broad range of therapeutic activity

A group of  24 researchers affiliated to UT Southwestern Medical Center and 16 other institutions including one each from the UK and the Netherlands  have identified a peptide showing a therapeutic potential against neurological disorder, infectious disease and cancer. This paper was published 14 February 2013  in Nature ( 494: 201–206).

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Biosafety Meeting organized by OECD in Paris concluded successfully on a successful note

Biosafety Meeting organized by OECD in Paris concluded successfully on a successful note

On April 5, ’13, a piece of news was published in the GNOBB website that a 2-member team from Bangladesh represented by Dr. Zeba I. Seraj and Mr Mohammed Solaiman Haider would attend an OECD– (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. on Biosafety) organized meeting of the 27th Working Group. The theme of the meeting was:  Harmo

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Search Engine in Bengali: a gift by CSE students, SUST on পয়লা বৈশাখ, 1420

Search Engine in Bengali: a gift by CSE students, SUST on পয়লা বৈশাখ, 1420

For quite sometime there has been an urgent need of a Bengali Search Engine. A news item has appeared today in some leading local Dailies, namely, PROTHOM ALO that financed by the Grameen Phone, the senior research students under the guidance of teachers at the Department of Computer Science & Engineering at the University of Shah Jalal University of Science and Technology (SUST

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সবাইকে বাংলা নববর্ষ ১৪২০ এর শুভেচ্ছা

সবাইকে বাংলা নববর্ষ ১৪২০ এর শুভেচ্ছা

GNOBB এর সকল শুভানুধ্যায়ী এবং পাঠক দের জন্যে রইল বাংলা নববর্ষ ১৪২০ এর অনেক অনেক শুভেচ্ছা। নতুন বছর হয়ে উঠুক সবার জন্যে মঙ্গলকর.

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Heartiest Congratulations to GNOBB member, Dr. M. Nurul Islam for co-authoring a research article in FEMS

Heartiest Congratulations to GNOBB member, Dr. M. Nurul Islam for co-authoring a research article in FEMS

GNOBB always feels very happy when there is any publication by its member. It is in this context that we like to offer our heartiest congratulations to a GNOBB member, Dr.  M. Nurul  Islam at the Department of Botany, Dhaka University for being one of the ten co-authors in an article entitled, “Identification and expression of stressosomal proteins in Mycobacte

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

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Combating viruses with RACK1: Congratulations to Dr. Hemayet Ullah

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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