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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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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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