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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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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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Sequence comparison of SARS-CoV-2 genome from the Bangladeshi patient revealed two new mutations in the genome

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The deposition of first SARS-CoV-2 genome sequencing results of a Bangladeshi patient by Dr. Senjuti Shaha, Dr. Samir Kumar Shaha along with their team from Child Health Research Foundation (CHRF) opened a new do Read More

Eid-ul-fitr Mubarak

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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