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Antibiotic-resistant bacteria in pig manure: Highlights the importance to control the use of antibiotic

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria in pig manure: Highlights the importance to control the use of antibiotic

In an article entitled, “Diverse and abundant antibiotic resistance genes in Chinese swine farms,” published on February 11, 2013, issue of PNAS (doi:10.1073/pnas.1222743110), the lead author Yong-Guan Zhu with seven other associates affiliated to five research groups have concluded that unmonitored antibiotic use on animal farms could prompt the vast emergence and relea

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The Journal of Plant Tissue Culture & Biotech vol 22, No. 2 is just out

The Journal of Plant Tissue Culture & Biotech vol 22, No. 2 is just out

Only this afternoon all the articles in the issue No. 2 of vol 22 of  The Journal of Plant Tissue Culture  & Biotech have been uploaded on the Association’s website: www.baptcb.org. Click the link to view the articles online. This issue contains 10 articles including one short communication. One of the two articles on biotechnology  is on transformation

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Dr. MA Khaleque, Chairman, Deptt of Botany, Rajshahi University passes away

Dr. MA Khaleque, Chairman, Deptt of Botany, Rajshahi University passes away

With a good deal of pain and pathos GNOBB announce the untimely death of Professor Dr. M. A. Khaleque, Chairman of the the Department of Botany, Rajshahi University. He did his Ph.D. under the guidance of Late Professor Ali Md. Yunus at the Department of Botany, RU. One of his publications with his colleagues is entitled, “Comparison Genotype-Environment Interaction Models and

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Free online courses to be provided by UT, Austin in the next fall

Free online courses to be provided by UT, Austin in the next fall

According to a piece of news published in the  dailytexanonline.com starting from fall the current year,  free online courses will be provided by UT professors at Austin. The courses include:  Introduction to Globalization, Bench to Bedside:  Introduction to Drug Development and the Commercialization Process and Energy Technology & Policy. UT has&nb

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The Bacterial Alchemist

The Bacterial Alchemist

Alchemists are known to possess power to turn base metals into noble metals like gold. In a recent study a team led by Nathan Magarvey at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, reported a type of bacteria that can produce gold particles when exposed to gold solution. The results of this interesting study has been published as a brief communication in Advanced Online publication s

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Early inception of Puberty in Females Elucidated

Early inception of Puberty in Females Elucidated

In an article entitled, “Epigenetic control of female puberty,” published on 27th January 2013 issue of Nature Neuroscience (doi:10.1038/nn.3319), the lead author Alejandro Lomniczi with nine other associates affiliated to four research groups have presented evidence that a silencing epigenetic mechanism operating in the hypothalamus plays a significant role in timing th

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Polar protein transport between apical and basal cells during tobacco early embryogenesis

Polar protein transport between apical and basal cells during tobacco early embryogenesis

In an article entitled, “Polar protein transport between apical and basal cells during tobacco early embryogenesis”,  published in the  February 2013 issue of Plant Cell Rep. (32(2):285-91), the lead author Li S. along with three associates at the Hybrid Rice Lab., Wuhan University, China report in tobacco of unidirectional trafficking from&

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Individual Genome sequencing now possible at a cost of only $ 69.

Individual Genome sequencing now possible at a cost of only $ 69.

Moheb Costandi, the science correspondent reports an interesting piece of news entitled, “Citizen microbiome” in the February issue  [vo.31(2)] of Nature Biotechnology. This biotech start-up company  has made it possible for common citizen to have their microbiome analyzed at an unbelievably low cost of only $69. This has been possible following  the

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Research Positions available at IRRI and at the University of Alberta

Research Positions available at IRRI and at the University of Alberta

Young  GNOBB members desirous of applying for Ph.D./M.Sc. scholarships  or financial assistance may find the following  two websites: http://scholarship-positions.com and  https://ales-ssl.ales.ualberta.ca/gradpositions  helpful. One of the recent postings in scholarship-positions.com is about a research position in genetics at the Intern

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Earth Champions Program 2011: GNOBB congratulate heartily BYEI organizers for successfully implementing their program

Earth Champions Program 2011: GNOBB congratulate heartily BYEI organizers for successfully implementing their program

ECP or Earth Champions Program is the signature environmental youth leadership program of Bangladesh Youth Environment Initiative (BYEI). The program is implemented with the support from the U.S. State Department and U.S. Embassy in Dhaka. The Award Giving Ceremony at EMK Centre on February 2 was held to mark the completion of the Earth Champions Program 2011. The ECP began with the

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

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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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Anannya, a fortnightly magazine has been in publication since 1987. The publication is notable to celebrate and acknowledge women for their outstanding contributions in their respective fields commencing 1993. An Read More