Agriculture in Bangladesh0

👤biogeny 🕔09-Jan-2018

Agriculture is the largest employment sector in Bangladesh. As of 2016, it employs 47% of the total labour force and comprises 16% of the country's GDP. The performance of this sector has an overwhelming impact on major macroeconomic objectives like...

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Dysfunctional gene may be cause of Crohn's disease in some patients0

👤biogeny 🕔20-Dec-2017

A new study from the lab of biologist Mark Sundrud, Ph.D., on the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), provides evidence that circulating immune cells may similarly adapt when they enter different tissues, which are like different environments...

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Scientists identify new genes that influence how the body regulates blood pressure0

👤biogeny 🕔20-Dec-2017

Researchers at the University of Georgia have identified several new genes that influence how the body regulates blood pressure. This may help scientists develop novel blood pressure treatments or even allow them to tailor prevention strategies for individuals based on...

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Study finds new way to explain hearing loss caused by cancer drug0

👤biogeny 🕔20-Dec-2017

Scientists have found a new way to explain the hearing loss caused by cisplatin, a powerful drug used to treat many forms of cancer. Using a highly sensitive technique to measure and map cisplatin in mouse and human inner ear...

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Pigeons Can Discriminate Abstract Concepts of Space and Time, Study Shows0

👤biogeny 🕔07-Dec-2017

Pigeons can discriminate the abstract concepts of space and time — and seem to use a different region of the brain than humans and primates to do so, according to new research published in the journal Current Biology. The finding adds to growing...

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Computerized biology, or how to control a population of cells with a computer0

👤biogeny 🕔07-Dec-2017

Researchers explain computer control of cellular processes. Hybrid experimental platforms combining microscopes and software are enabling researchers to interface living cells with control algorithms in real time. The research illustrates that these solutions make it possible to create new and...

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UMD's Dr. Rita Colwell Awarded 2017 International Prize for Biology0

👤biogeny 🕔07-Dec-2017

The 33rd International Prize for Biology has been awarded to Rita Colwell, Ph.D., Distinguished University Professor, University of Maryland. She was cited for her outstanding contributions to marine microbiology, bioinformatics, and the understanding and prevention of cholera.

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Biochemist Peter Walter Receives 2018 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences0

👤biogeny 🕔07-Dec-2017

Peter Walter, PhD, professor of biochemistry and biophysics at UC San Francisco, has been named winner of a 2018 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences, for his research on a biological mechanism that normally protects cells, but can cause disease if not...

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RNA AND PROTEIN EXTRACTION FROM THE SAME SAMPLE 0

👤biogeny 🕔28-Oct-2017

Extraction of DNA, RNA, and protein is the basic method used in molecular biology. These biomolecules can be isolated from any biological material for subsequent downstream processes, analytical, or preparative purposes. In the past, the process of extraction and purification...

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Isolation and Quantification of Genomic DNA from Mycobacterium tuberculosis0

👤biogeny 🕔28-Oct-2017

Mycobacterium tuberculosis is an obligate pathogenic bacterial species in the family Mycobacteriaceae and the causative agent of tuberculosis. First discovered in 1882 by Robert Koch, M. tuberculosis has an unusual, waxy coating on its cell surface primarily due to the...

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Phenol/Chloroform Precipitation of DNA0

👤biogeny 🕔28-Oct-2017

The extraction of nucleic acids involves adding an equal volume of phenol-chloroform to an aqueous solution of lysed cells or homogenized tissue, mixing the two phases, and allowing the phases to separate by centrifugation

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PLANT DNA EXTRACTION0

👤biogeny 🕔28-Oct-2017

To extract DNA, tissue samples are taken from plants, and crushed to break open the cells. Next, a buffered salt water solution is added into which DNA dissolves easily. The DNA is purified by adding an organic solution into which...

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Isolation of Plasmid DNA0

👤biogeny 🕔28-Oct-2017

A plasmid is a small, circular, double-stranded DNA molecule that is distinct from a cell's chromosomal DNA. Plasmids naturally exist in bacterial cells, and they also occur in some eukaryotes. Often, the genes carried in plasmids provide bacteria with genetic...

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Assistant Professor in Pharmacology and Toxicology0

👤biogeny 🕔27-Oct-2017

Employer: University of Kansas, Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology Location: Lawrence, Kansas (US) Salary: Commensurate with experience Posted: October 27 2017 Discipline: Life Sciences, Biomedical Sciences, Cell Biology, Immunology, Microbiology, Neuroscience, Pharmacology Position Type: Full Time Organization Type: Academia Job...

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IRRI - Platform Leader - Strategic Innovation0

👤biogeny 🕔27-Oct-2017

The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) is the world’s premier research organization dedicated to reducing poverty and hunger through rice science; improving the health and welfare of rice farmers and consumers; and protecting the rice-growing environment for future generations. IRRI...

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IRRI - Assistant Scientist - Gene Bank Field Operations0

👤biogeny 🕔27-Oct-2017

The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) is the world’s premier research organization dedicated to reducing poverty and hunger through rice science; improving the health and welfare of rice farmers and consumers; and protecting the rice-growing environment for future generations. IRRI...

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Field Research Supervisor with Maternal and Child Nutrition under the Nutrition and Clinical Services Division of icddr,b0

👤biogeny 🕔27-Oct-2017

icddr,b is a Bangladesh-based international health research institute that strives to solve key public health problems through high-quality scientific research and innovation. Policy-makers and practitioners utilize our evidence and expertise to improve health outcomes and prevent premature death and disability...

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Medical Officer with Emerging Infections under the Infectious Diseases Division of icddr,b0

👤biogeny 🕔27-Oct-2017

icddr,b is a Bangladesh-based international health research institute that strives to solve key public health problems through high-quality scientific research and innovation. Policy-makers and practitioners utilize our evidence and expertise to improve health outcomes and prevent premature death and disability...

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DAAD Regional Scholarship Programme for Bangladeshi and Nepali Students in India, 20180

👤biogeny 🕔27-Oct-2017

Course Level: The scholarship is available to pursue master and PhD programme.Study Subject: Master- Energy Systems Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Environmental Science and Engineering, Water Resource Engineering, Technology and Development.PhD- Renewable Energy, Health, Climate Change and Good Governance including a 6-month...

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Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme for International Students, 2018-20190

👤biogeny 🕔27-Oct-2017

Course Level: Fellowships are available for pursuing PhD degree at eight institutions mentioned above.Study Subject(s): Fellowships are awarded to study any of the courses offered by the City University of Hong Kong; Hong Kong Baptist University; Lingnan University; The Chinese...

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