ideSHi talks with ATGC Diagnostics India

A three member delegation from ATGC Diagnostics, India consisting of Professor Siddhartha Roy, Professor Susanta Roy Chowdhury, and Dr. Syed Nazrul Kabir visited ideSHi between 28-30 June, 2019 to discuss collaboration between ideSHi and ATGC Diagnostics for diagnosis of cancer and genetic disorders in Bangladesh. Among others were present Professor Mofizur Rahman and Professor Sufi […]

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ideSHi Launches Advanced Training Workshop on Molecular Techniques

Starting from March 2019 ideSHi is offering an elaborate training program on molecular techniques for any interested individual. The training curriculum include DNA extration from Human specimen and clinical bacterial isolates, conventional PCR, gel electrophoresis, gel documentation, image analysis and data interpretation, real-time PCR followed by high resolution melt curve analysis, and reverse transcription PCR. […]

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Her Excellency, the Ambassador of France, Marie-Annick Bourdin and Alain Mérieux Inaugurate Extended Premises of ideSHi

ideSHi celebrates the official inauguration of its extended facilities at Hosaf High Tower (8 th Floor), 09 Mohakhali Commercial Area, Dhaka 1212 on 6 November, 2018 as carried out jointly by her excellency, the Ambassador of France, Marie-Annick Bourdin and the magnanimous President of Fondation Merieux, Alain Merieux who was accompanied by Dr. Robert Sebbag, a […]

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Lower Respiratory Infections (LARI) Etiology research among forcibly displaced Rohingyas in the refugee camps in Ukhia

The most recent influx of Rohingya refugees into Bangladesh began following attacks at Myanmar security forces in August 2017. By October 2017, well over half a million Rohingya refugees had crossed border from Myanmar to enter Bangladesh since the attacks. More than half of all these refugees were children and women including a high number of pregnant and lactating women. With […]

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World Thalassemia Day 2018: ideSHi determines the prevalence of Thalassemia in Bangladesh

For decades fighting communicable diseases have been the principal focus in Bangladesh. So much so that little attention was put in studying and preventing non-communicable diseases. These non-communicable diseases include inherited genetic disorders that affect a significant portion of the population. Among the noncommunicable diseases, thalassemia is the most common congenital single gene disorder in […]

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TWAS Grant for Studying Colisitin Resistance

Recently,The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) awarded ideSHi a research grant for studying colistin resistance in Bangladesh. The emergence and rapid global outreach of bacterial mobile elements-mediated colistin resistance gene (mcr-1 & mcr-2) in Enterobacterial species isolated from human and various meat samples, has raised serious concern. The indiscriminate use of colistin in poultry, dairy, livestock and […]

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Joint Workshop on Applied Genetics and Genomics

A five day workshop from 26 November-30 November, 2017 was jointly organized by ideSHi-CMBT and icddr,b on applied genetics and genomics for biomedical researchers. Lectures and training exercises were dealt by visiting guests, Dr. Nick Thomson from the Sanger Institute, UK; Dr. Diane Genereux from the BROAD institute, USA; Prof. Ann Dalton from Sheffield Children’s […]

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