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Biosafety Meeting in Paris – to be participated by Dr. Zeba Seraj & Mr. S. Haider as observers

Biosafety Meeting in Paris – to be participated by Dr. Zeba Seraj & Mr. S. Haider as observers

A two-delegate team represented by Dr. Zeba I. Seraj, Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, D.U. and Mr. Mohammed Solaiman Haider at the Department of Environment, Ministry of Environment and Forestry, GoB  will attend an OECD– (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. on Biosafety) organized meeting of the 27th Worki

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Reduced calorie intake delays aging and possibly the onset of Alzheimer’s disease

Reduced calorie intake delays aging and possibly the onset of Alzheimer’s disease

Caloric restriction has been correlated with many beneficial effects on human body. For example it delays aging and possibly delays the development of Alzheimer’s disease. But the molecular mechanisms underlying these benefits are not clear. Researches are in progress to determine the molecular changes due to caloric restriction.  A group of scientists at Nutrition Obesit

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Ph.D. Fellowship to a GNOBB member under Monsanto’s Beachell-Borlaug Program

Ph.D. Fellowship to a GNOBB member under Monsanto’s Beachell-Borlaug Program

GNOBB has the pleasure of announcing that one of its most active members Ms. Sabrina M. Elias who looks after GNOBB website (GNOBB.org) has been selected for the Monsanto’s beachell-borlaug-international-scholars-program.aspx  to do her Ph.D.   It is under a joint fellowship program and the universities involved are DU, University of Nebraska

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An effective and user-friendly Cancer search engine is available: see the URL below

An effective and user-friendly Cancer search engine is available: see the URL below

The following Cancer search engine is available.  The search engine is centered around answering actual questions (Q&A).  The knowledge base of this search engine has now reached the 26K mark.  The search engine  can be  reached by clicking on the link below. The above information was obtained through the courtesy of ctSearch West 3Rd. New York

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A Major Facilitator Super-family Transporter Plays a Dual Role in Polar Auxin Transport and Drought Stress Tolerance in Arabidopsis

A Major Facilitator Super-family Transporter Plays a Dual Role in Polar Auxin Transport and Drought Stress Tolerance in Arabidopsis

In an article entitled, “A Major Facilitator Super-family Transporter Plays a Dual Role in Polar Auxin Transport and Drought Stress Tolerance in Arabidopsis,” published in March 21, 2013, issue of The Plant Cell (doi: http:/​/​dx.​doi.​org/​10.​1105/​tpc.​113.​110353), the lead author Estelle Remy with seven other associates from fou

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An Industry Academia Linkage Event at the Daily Star office

An Industry Academia Linkage Event at the Daily Star office

An Industry Academia Linkage Event was held at the Daily Star office on the 22nd March, 2013, organized by the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (BMBDU) and the Bizcube initiative of the Management Company, Better Stories. The objective of the meeting was to identify opportunities for BMBDU in developing laboratory-successful protocols into possible commercial ve

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An International Biotech Conference: Application of Biotechnology in addressing the development needs of Bangladesh

An International Biotech Conference: Application of Biotechnology in addressing the development needs of Bangladesh

 An International Conference on Biotechnology being organized by the Committee  of Action for Research, Extension and Services will be held in Dhaka on 25-26 May at Westin Hotel, Gulshan 2, Dhaka.    The theme of the conference is: Application of Biotechnology in addressing  the development needs of Bangladesh. Pl. contact dire

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A 48-year old farmer from Barendrabhumi maintains the germplasm of endangered rice cultivars and land-races in his private land.

A 48-year old farmer from Barendrabhumi maintains the germplasm of endangered rice  cultivars and land-races in his private land.

Today’s posting will be different from the ones which usually feature the GNOBB website. The write-up is based on a news item published on the 16th of March in প্রথম আলো (Prothom-Alo). The news is about an almost illiterate farmer, Yousuf Molla, a resident in Barendra village. Right from his childhood Molla became interested in conserving rice varieties ma

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Online records may help unveil personal traits and attributes

Online records may help unveil personal traits and attributes

In an article entitled, “Private traits and attributes are predictable from digital records of human behavior,” published on March 11, 2013, issue of PNAS (doi:10.1073/pnas.1218772110), the lead author Michal Kosinski with two other associates affiliated to the University of Cambridge, UK & the Microsoft Research, UK have demonstrated that a variety of pers

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A new technique to track protein maturation

A new technique to track protein maturation

In an article entitled, “Atomic-resolution monitoring of protein maturation in live human cells by NMR,” published on March 3, 2013 issue of Nature Chemical Biology (dOI:10.1038/nCHeMBIO.1202), the lead author Lucia Banci with six other associates affiliated to the  University of Florence, Italy & the University of Oxford, UK have described a new

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1st outreach program of GNOBB in association with BAPTC&B had been held successfully in Udayan Uchcha Madhyamik Bidyalaya, Dhaka.

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Professor Dr. Zeba I. Seraj has been honored by Anannya annual award for being one of country’s top ten influential women in 2016

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