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MoU signed between JU and Coppin State University of US

| Updated: January 13, 2022 00:07:30


MoU signed between JU and Coppin State University of US
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the Center for Nanotechnology, Department of Natural Sciences, Coppin State University, USA and the Department of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering, Jahangirnagar University (JU).
The MoU was signed at 11 am on Sunday (January 9) at the new registrar building of the university.
The University treasurer Professor Rasheda Akhter on behalf of Jahangirnagar University and Professor Dr Jamal Uddin from Coppin State University signed the MoU.
The MoU states that the universities will continue to work on enhancing scientific and academic understandings. They will also cooperate with each other in research.
Later, the 'International Biotechnology Seminar-2022' was held in the Senate Room of the University. Professor Jamal Uddin joined the seminar. 
The chief guest of the seminar, vice-chancellor of JU, Professor Farzana Islam said, "The progress of biotechnology and genetic engineering is apparent in our country now. Our teachers and students are working their level best to uplift the department to a better place."
"As a result, even during this ominous period amid Corona, a guest came to us from the United States. He inspired us a lot with his works. An MoU has also been signed with us. I hope this relationship between the two universities will lead to much better research," the VC remarked.
The convener of the seminar, Professor Sharif Hossain, said, "Biotechnology and nanotechnology are playing an important role in various aspects of human life in the 21st century. These are used in many branches of agriculture, industry and science."
Prof. Sharif also said that the use of nanotechnology has grown exponentially in recent times.
"From cosmetics to the blue economy, nanotechnology is everywhere. I believe that the agreement that is being established with the Department of Biotechnology will enable us to do a lot of research works."
Along with the treasurer, the seminar was attended by Professor Abdul Jabbar Hawladar, President of the Department of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering, Professor Umme Salma Zohra, Professor Mohammad Shahedur Rahman and others.

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