ideSHi has taken on an exciting research project focusing on the AMR pattern in our local water sources. Using metagenomic analysis, we hope to find the antimicrobial resistance genes prevalent in the water that we use, to further our understanding of AMR in our region. Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) and Water Overuse of antibiotics in […]
Diagnosis of infectious diseases is the prerequisite for proper treatment. Determining correctly the presence, absence, or evidence of previous existence of pathogens like viruses, bacteria, fungi and other parasites can make the difference between losing and saving a patient. When it comes to areas of diagnostics, microbiology is a major discipline. Every day across the […]
Dr. Daniel Leung and his colleagues from the University of Utah with ideSHi members, including lead Dr. Firdausi Qadri in the SS Qadri Conference Room.
The COVID-19 pandemic in Bangladesh is part of the global coronavirus disease pandemic which is caused by SARS-CoV-2. The virus was first identified in Bangladesh on March 8, 2020. Since then, it has spread over the whole country, with the number of infections rising steadily. As the most impacted country in South Asia after India, […]
ideSHi and First Security Islami Bank Ltd. collaborated to host a ‘Thalassemia Awareness and Free Carrier Screening Program’ at HMBD Learning Center at Camp-13 in Ukhiya, Cox’s Bazar on the 10th to 12th of March.
From 7th to 10th November, 2021, ideSHi participated in the 11th Global Approach to Biological Research, Infectious diseases and Epidemics in Low-income countries (GABRIEL) network meeting. The meeting was held in Les Pensières Center for Global Health at Veyrier-du-Lac, France. The GABRIEL network is composed of 20 institutes, including ideSHi. Every 18 months, these institutions […]
We are pleased to congratulate our Assistant Scientist Dr. Zannat Kawser on winning the 2nd Prize on Research Day, 2021. Organized by Dhaka Medical College Hospital on 9th December, 2021, Research Day was part of the nationwide celebration of the 100th birthday of the Father of the Nation, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. A panel of renowned […]
ideSHi’s 5000 sq. ft. compound boasts state-of-the-art laboratory facilities for research in a range of areas including microbiology, genomics, genetic disorders and cancer.
ideSHi has relocated to its own, expanded premises at Kalshi Road, Dhaka in December of 2021.
On the 8th of January 2022, ideSHi conducted the “Thalassemia Awareness and Free Carrier Screening Program” in Ruqayyah Hall of the University of Dhaka, sponsored by First Security Islami Bank (FSIBL).