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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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Possible cause and effect relationship between cardiovascular diseases and red meat

Possible cause and effect relationship between cardiovascular diseases and red meat

In an article entitled, “Intestinal microbiota metabolism of l-carnitine, a nutrient in red meat, promotes atherosclerosis,” published in April 7, 2013, issue of Nature Medicine (doi:10.1038/nm.3145), the lead author Robert A Koeth with twenty two other associates from ten research groups discovered a link between cardiovascular disease and the nutrient l-carni

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Prospects of Energy Self-sufficiency in Tea Industry

Prospects of Energy Self-sufficiency in Tea Industry

GNOBB member Mr. Ashraful Alam has published an interesting article entitled, “Prospects of Energy Self-sufficiency in Tea Industry,” in  today’s (7th April) The Daily Star. Dr. Alam is currently a Doctoral Research Fellow at Dalian University of Technology, China. Comments from the coordinator: It’s a well-proven fact that Jatroph

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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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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

Dr. Haseena Khan received the Independence Award 2019

Dr. Haseena Khan received the Indep...

Dr. Haseena Khan, Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology has been awarded the Independence award 2019 by the Honorable Prime minister Sheikh Hasina in the award giving ceremony at Bangabandhu Read More