ideSHi at The National Biotechnology Fair, 2018

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The National Institute of Biotechnology (NIB) organized the National Biotechnology Fair, 2018 at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Novotheater on 7-8 September 2018  in order to create awareness and increase commercialization of Biotechnology in Bangladesh based on education and research. ideSHi participated in the fair and showcased its achievements in the field of biotechnology.

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ideSHi at The Transformers Roadshow: Science, Technology and Innovation Competition

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Dr. Md Sazzadul Islam, Adjunct Assistant Scientist at ideSHi presented his idea entitled “Screening for silver resistance genes and identification of plasmid or chromosome-mediated resistance genes of bacterial isolates from burn wounds” at the The Transformers Roadshow: Science, Technology and Innovation Competition which took place on September 8th and 9th, and was organized by the Islamic […]

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Dissemination of Final Report on “Determination of Prevalence of Thalassemia”

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The findings obtained from the study “Determination of Prevalence of Thalassemia” was formally shared with the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) through a dissemination ceremony held on 11 August, 2018 at the IPH Building Conference Room, Mohakhali , Dhaka. The Director General of DGHS, Professor Dr. Abul Kalam Azad graced the program as the […]

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

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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

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

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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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Joint Workshop on Applied Genetics and Genomics

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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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ideSHi organizes National Conference on Diagnosis of Genetic Disorders in Bangladesh

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On April 15th 2017 ideSHi organized a National Conference on Diagnosis of Genetic Disorders in Bangladesh: Present Situation and Future Directions. Scientists and clinicians stressed the need for initiating mandatory nationwide screening of new-born children in order to identify those at risk of having genetic diseases. Several genetic diseases like thalassemia, congenital hypothyroidism, Down syndrome, and muscular […]

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