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Sabrina Moriom
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Independent University, Bangladesh
Sabrina Moriom Elias is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Life Sciences at the Independent University, Bangladesh. Her teaching focuses on genomics, bioinformatics, biostatistics and plant biotechnology. She holds a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in biochemistry and molecular biology from the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. She earned a PhD focusing plant genomics and quantitative genetics from the University of Dhaka. Her research interests are focused on functional genomics studies using gene editing and cloning technologies for development of climate-resilient crops. She worked as a postdoctoral fellow in a continuation of the PhD project and was chosen for the Beachell Borlaug International Scholar impact award from Bayer in 2020. She worked as a researcher in National Jute genome project, Plant Biotechnology Laboratory at Australian National University, as a guest faculty in University of Dhaka, and cBLAST—an online bioinformatics course platform. She is a member of the Global Young Academy and current Secretary of the National Young Academy of Bangladesh.
Sustainable Development Goals: 
2 - Zero hunger
4 - Quality education
12 - Responsible consumption and production
13 - Climate action
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Scientific field:
02-Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
TWAS Regional Office: 
TWAS Central and South Asia Regional Partner (TWAS-CASAREP)
Last updated on 08/11/2022