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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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DNA-based storage scheme could be scaled far beyond current worldwide information volumes.

DNA-based storage scheme could be scaled far beyond current worldwide information volumes.

In an  article  entitled, “Towards practical, high-capacity, low-maintenance information storage in synthesized DNA,”  published online 23rdJanuary issue of Nature,  Nick Goldman and six of his associates affiliated to European Bioinformatics Institute, UK  and Agilent Technologies, Genomics– LSSU, USA hav

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A Novel Technology to Prevent Mitochondrial Disorders

A Novel Technology to Prevent Mitochondrial Disorders

In an article entitled, “Nuclear genome transfer in human oocytes eliminates mitochondrial DNA variants,” published on 31st January 2013 issue of Nature (493:634–639), the lead author Daniel Paull with thirteen other associates affiliated to six research groups have announced the success of a new technique to transfer the nucleus of one human eg

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SIRT3 Reverses Aging-Associated Degeneration

SIRT3 Reverses Aging-Associated Degeneration

In an article entitled, “SIRT3 Reverses Aging-Associated Degeneration” published online on 31st January, 2013 in the journal Cell Reports (DOI:10.1016/j.celrep.2013.01.005), Katharine Brown and eight other associates from the University of California, Berkeley report of a major advance in  understanding  the molecular mechanisms behind aging while providin

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Natural Rubber Genome unraveled by the global scientists masterminded by Professor Maqsudul Alam

Natural Rubber Genome unraveled by the global scientists masterminded by Professor Maqsudul Alam

With a good deal of pleasure, GNOBB members would like to congratulate heartily Professor Maqsudul Alam and his team of 28 scientists spanning over the globe for reporting the Draft genome sequence  of natural rubber, Hevea brasiliensis. They have reported their results inthe most recent issue of  BMC Genomics, 2013, 14:75. H. brasiliensis  is 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