12 Nov - 14 Nov 2021

2nd BSMIAB-COB International Conference on COVID-19 Pandemic


COVID-19 is still imposing a global threat on overall livelihood and the economy. In order to overcome this, scientists all over the world are sacrificing their time in deciphering the COVID-19. In addition, many biologists in Bangladesh are putting strenuous efforts to contribute to the research that would benefit the current global crisis.

The “2nd BSMIAB-COB International Conference on COVID-19 Pandemic”, a fully online conference hosted by the Community of Biotechnology (COB) and Bangladesh Society for Microbiology, Immunology and Advanced Biotechnology (BSMIAB), brings together the global basic, translation as well as applied researchers in order to showcase their findings regarding the SARS- CoV2 infection, its epidemiology, pathogenesis, vaccines and so on. The conference will be a three-day virtual event from November 12, 2021 to November 14, 2021, comprising 5 oral sessions, a poster session, and a quiz session on COVID-19.

The specific aim of the conference is to:

-Shed light on selected research/review papers that would be presented orally by the researcher themselves.

-Enlighten participants with a quiz on COVID-19 and related diseases.

-Promote research conducted by the native scientists

-Create the opportunity for research interaction with investigators

across the world.


Dr. Tofazzal Islam


Institute of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University, Gazipur.

A Fulbright Scholar, professor and founding director of the Institute of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering (IBGE), Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University (BSMRAU), Dr. Md. Tofazzal Islam is an internationally acclaimed microbial chemical ecologist who has made multitude of contributions to his field. His work onphytopathogenic oomycete zoospores and their molecular interaction with plants have been published in over 175 peer-reviewed journals.