Research Scope

 

The topics of BRD research include, but are not limited to:

  • Eco friendly remediation technology development for contaminated environment.
  • Cost effective EPT and ATP design for large and small industries.
  • Improve technology for industrial air pollution mitigation.
  • Develop organic and bio-fertilizer products for indigenous sources.
  • Genomics, Immunology (Vaccine preparation), Microbiology, Plasmid construct, Plant Genetic Transformation, Bioinformatics, Gene cloning and sequencing, Genetic transformation, Genomic research.
  • Aquaculture, fish nutrition, entomology and waste management.

 

Current R&D Projects

  1. Cultivation of Different Species of Algae with High Lipid Content to Produce Bio-fuel in Commercial Scale.
  2. In Vitro Regeneration and Molecular Characterization of some varieties of Brassica in Bangladesh.
  3. Qualitative and quantitative determination of bioactive metabolites in field grown plants, in vitro grown plants and callus tissues obtaining from Rauwolfiaserpentina L and Bacopamonnieri
  4. High efficiency regeneration of Gynura procumbens (Lour.) Merr. an important medicinal plant and identification of its active compounds through NMR profiling.
  5. Cost-Benefit Estimation for Alternative Rooftop Production of Spirulina in Comparison with Traditional Production to Meet Sustainable Development Goal (SDG 2, Ll, t2) & Urban Small Industrialization and food Systems.
  6. Isolation and identification of indigenous fungi for the bioremediation of dye effluents.
  7. High yielding bulb size with strong pungent aroma of Allium cepa at early harvest as influenced by plant growth regulators and organic fertilizer (Blood meal).
  8. Development of Culture Technology for Insect larvae as Live Fish Feed.
  9. Development of Agar Plant (Aquilaria agllocha ) Cultivation Protocol for Commercial Exploitation in Bangladesh.
  10. Economic importance of insects in agar formation within Agar wood tree: its identification, biology and technique development for rearing the insects.

 

Synthesis:

  1. Poultry feed from unused fish scales including natural ingredients.
  2. A natural food colour from plant.
  3. Mass propagation of Apple plantlets from Tissue culture.
  4. Large-scale in vitro propagation of year-round fruit producing Jackfruit trees in Bangladesh.
  5. Production of protein enriched Spirulina.
  6. Live fish feed and bio-fertilizer.

 

Instruments:

  • Fluorescent Microscope
  • RT-PCR
  • ELISA Reader
  • Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer
  • Ion Chromatograph
  • Potentiometric Titrator with Karl Fisher Titration unit
  • Nitrogen Digestion and Distillation Unit
  • UV-VIS Spectrophotometer
  • Flame Photometer

 

Key Instruments at a glance

 

Fluorescent Microscope

 

RT-PCR

Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer

Ion Chromatograph

Potentiometric Titrator with Karl Fisher Titration unit  

             

Nitrogen Digestion and Distillation Unit

Flame Photometer

 

UV-VIS Spectrophotometer

Analytical Services and HRD

 

     Analytical and Consultation Services:

  • Biological Research Division provides analytical and consultation services to diverse stakeholders of various materials.

 

Human Resource Development:

  • Provide supervision/guidance to the D./ M.Phil, M.Sc, and B.Sc.(project) students of public and private universities.

 

Achievements

  • Production of Nutritious Balanced Live Stock Feed from Algae.
  • Production of Protein, Vitamins, Iron and Minerals Rich Spirulina in Capsule Form.
  • Development of a cultivation technology of Bixaorellana, a natural food colour producing plants.
  • Production of pectin from ripe jackfruit waste (rind).

 

PERSONNEL

  1. Jhon Liton Munshi, PSO
  2. Salim Khan, PSO
  3. A. Matin Sarkar, PSO
  4. Mohammad Moniruzzaman, SSO
  5. Md. Kamal Hossain, SSO
  6. Shahina Akter, SSO
  7. Tanjina Akhtar Banu
  8. Ahsan Habib, SSO
  9. Badhan Saha, SSO
  10. Nahid Sultana,SSO
  11. Chapal Kumar Roy,SSO
  12. Rakibul Hasan,SSO
  13. Mousona Islam, SO
  14. Mahamuda Begum, SO
  15. Afroja Parvin, SO
  16. Barna Goswami, SO
  17. Lailatul Ferdousi, SO
  18. Nasima Momtaz, RC

 

 

 

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