RU signs MoU with USA Coppin State University
RAJSHAHI, – A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between Rajshahi University (RU) and Coppin State University in USA aimed at boosting bilateral relation in terms of higher education and research between the two higher seats of learning. Pro-vice-chancellor Prof Chowdhury Jakaria signed the MoU on behalf of RU, while Prof Jamal Uddin on behalf of the USA’s university at RU administrative building conference hall today.
Main objective of the MoU is to focus on biotechnology and nanotechnology as these are playing pivotal roles in diversified fields of human civilization. There are enormous uses of biotechnology and nanotechnology in various fields of health, environment, agriculture, industries and different branches of sciences. Nanotechnology is also attaching the economy related from cosmetics industries to sea.
Under the new MoU, teachers, students and researchers of the two universities will exchange knowledge and other innovative ideas. Later, Prof Jamal Uddin presented a keynote paper titled “Nanotechnology: Small Things Matter and Have Power to Transform Energy, Health and the Environment” in a scientific seminar held at Dr Wazed Miah Academic Building Gallery.
He told the seminar that biotechnology is the most sophisticated and demanding subject in the modern world making milestones in the development of medical sciences, industrial sectors, human health, crop improvement and numerous other sectors. Prof Jamal also said epigenetic sequencing nanotechnology can detect all types of cancers early through analyzing DNA and RNA for early recovery of the patients suffering from cancers.
Cancer claims the lives of millions across the world, and it is no different in Bangladesh, where a large number of people die every year from the deadly disease. However, we can reduce the death rate to some extent through using the latest technology, he added.