International Colloquium on Recent Advances in Curriculum and Research in Biotechnology

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International Colloquium on

Recent Advances in Curriculum and Research in Biotechnology

 [DOWNLOAD – Announcement-Colloquium]

Date: 20 & 22 August, 2015

 

Venue: Auditorium, BSMRAU, Gazipur

 

 

Jointly organized by    

 

Department of Biotechnology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University

&

School of Biosciences, University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus

 Funded by CP # 2071, Higher Education Quality Enhancement Project

 

 

             Program

Day I: Updating curricula and research progresses in biotechnology, Venue: Auditorium (old), BSMRAU

 

09:15–9:45    Registration & guest takes seat

Opening session  

09:45 – 09:50  Welcome Address by Dr. Md. Mahbubur Rahman, Head, Department of Biotechnology, BSMRAU

09:50 – 10:00 Speech by Special Guest, Dr. Chiew Foan Chin, Associate Professor, School of Biosciences, UNMC

10:00 –10:10  Speech by Special Guest, Prof. Dr. Md. Ismail Hossain Miah, Treasurer, BSMRAU

10:10 –10:25  Speech by Chief Guest, Prof. Dr. Md. Mahabubar Rahman, Vice Chancellor, BSMRAU

10:25 –10:40  Closing Remarks  by Prof. Dr. M. Tofazzal Islam, Department of Biotechnology, and SPM CP # 2071, BSMRAU

10:40  – 10:45   Vote of Thanks by Dr. Md. Ashraful Haque, Associate Professor, Department of Biotechnology, BSMRAU

 

10:45 – 11:00   Refreshment  

 

Technical session I: Curricula in the Department of Biotechnology and proposal for updating

 

11:00-11:30    Presentation and discussion on BS curriculum

Dr. Md. Ashraful Haque, Associate Professor, Department of Biotechnology, BSMRAU

11:30-12:15    Presentation and discussion on MS curriculum

Dr. Md. Mahbubur Rahman, Associate Professor & Head, Department of Biotechnology, BSMRAU

12:15-13:00    Proposed Ph. D Curriculum in the Department of Biotechnology

Dr. M. Tofazzal Islam, Department of Biotechnology, and SPM CP # 2071, BSMRAU

Co-Chaired by  Dr. Md. Mahbubur Rahman, Head of Department of Biotechnology &

Dr. Chiew Foan Chin, University of Nottingham

13:00 – 14:30   Lunch & prayer break

 

Technical session II: Recent advances in research in biotechnology

 

14:30-15:00   Probiotics and Prebiotics: Which is the way forward for Aquaculture industry?

Dr. Lim Yin Sze, School of Biosciences, Faculty of Science, University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC)

15:00-15:30     Efficient Agrobacterium-Based Transient Expression System for Plant-Made Biopharmaceuticals Production

Dr. Sandy Hwei-San Loh, School of Biosciences, Biotechnology Research Centre, UNMC

15:30-16:00     Current research approaches and progress in the Department of Biotechnology – Dr. M. Tofazzal Islam, BTL, BSMRAU

16:00-16:30    Application of 3-DEEM Fluorescence Spectroscopy for Simultaneous Characterization of Humic Substances and

Biological Pollution in Groundwater,  Dr. Shafi M. Tareq, School of Biosciences, UNMC

Chaired by –   Dr. Md. Tofazzal Islam, Professor Department of Biotechnology, BSMRAU

 

16:30-17:00 Tea break and closing of the colloquium of Day – 1          

 

Day 2: Colloquium on Recent Advances in Bioinformatics

 

Venue: Biotechnology Laboratory, Dr. Wazed Mia Central Laboratory of BSMRAU

                        Technical session III: Recent advances in bioinformatics analysis for research in biotechnology

10:00-10:45   Bioinformatic protocol for the mining of genic microsatellite markers from the public database

Dr Chin Chiew Foan, School of Biosciences, University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC)

10:45-11:30     Bioinformatic analysis in molecular identification and genomic analysis of bacteria

Dr. Siraje Arif Mahmud, Department of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering, Jahagirnagar University

 

11:30-11:45 End of technical session and tea break           

 

11:45-12:45     Discussion on collaboration between Department of Biotechnology, BSMRAU and School of Bioscience of UNMC

Participants: Faculty members of Department of Biotechnology and Visiting Members of UNMC

 

12:45-14:00     Lunch break

 

14:00-15:00   Visit laboratories and experimental fields of BSMRAU by the visiting faculties of UNMC

 

15:00-15:30   Tea and informal discussion of visiting faculties of UNMC with MS students of biotechnology.

 

16:00 –17:00  Meeting with Vice Chancellor and other senior executives on collaboration between BSMRAU and UNMC

 

19:00-20:00    Farewell Dinner to Visiting Faculty Members of UNMC hosted by honorable Vice Chancellor of BSMRAU

 

 

For further details, please contact:

 

Professor Dr. Md. Tofazzal Islam

Department of Biotechnology, BSMRAU

Gazipur-1706, Bangladesh

Cell: 01534568893, 01714001414

e-mail: tofazzalislam@yahoo.com

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