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May 27, 2018
Category: General
Posted by: admin

A report on Nipah virus outbreak ongoing in Kerela, written by Vishal Dashora (M.Sc. Final). 

May 19, 2018
Category: General
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The online registration for admission to M.Sc. and Ph.D. Microbiology for academic year 2018-19 has started. The admission portals will remain open for registration till 07-Jun-2018. For registration, please visit P.G. admission portal of University here, and Ph.D. admission portal here.

May 7, 2018
Category: General
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On 18-May-2018, Ms.Babbal will be presenting a paper titled 'DNA nanorobot functions as a cancer therapeutic...' which may be downloaded by clicking on the image below. This will be followed by work presentation by Ms. Meenu Saini.

May JC Cover

CMS - 2.2.7 - Skookumchuck
 

Crossword Puzzle Competition

Open to only the students of Department of Microbiology, UDSC

Jatin Lavanya

This crossword is the first in a series by Jatin Chadha and Lavanya Khullar (both M.Sc. students) that will be published once a month. Dear students of the Microbiology Department, put on your thinking caps and work out the answers!

 

The first correct entry will receive a small token from the Head of the Department.

 

Hard copies of entries in a sealed envelope will be received at the Office of Dr. Swati Saha till 12 Noon on the 4th of May 2018.  Only one entry per person. The answers and winner will be announced on the 7th of May, 2018.

 

Puzzle-1 (April 2018)

Puzzle Apr 2018

ACROSS 

4. Characteristic swarming colonies.

6. Great old man of intestine.

8. Antibiotic discovered using metagenomics.

11. Blood poisoning.

14. The father-son duo in molecular biology to have received Nobel prizes (Surname).

15. Disease caused by Helicobacter pylori.

17. Acronym for an antibiotic resistant S. aureus.

18. Most common method of horizontal gene transfer.

21. Father of Microbiology.

22. Microorganism known for causing Bioprecipitation.

24. Medium for isolation of H. pylori.

25. Sewage fungus.

26. Bacterial enzyme that destroys penicillin.

27. Hammerling’s alga.

28. Golden coloured clustered packets of cells.

 

DOWN

1. Developer of first synthetic microorganism.

2. Slippery, slimy bacterial “overcoat”.

3. Blue cheese.

5. First animal virus to be eradicated.

7. Method for protein estimation.

9. Site of bacterial DNA.

10. A chemical produced by Actinomyces responsible for “Petrichor”.

12. A toxin and wrinkle remover.

13. Fluorescent siderophore of Pseudomonas.

16. Origin of HeLa cell line

19. Largest bacterium.

20. Discoverer of streptomycin.

23. Father of Taxonomy.

Solution of Puzzle 1 (April 2018)

Puzzle solved Apr 2018

And the winners are-

First (all correct answers): Yash Chaudhary, Juhi Jain, Catherine Paul, and Vishal Dashora

Second (only one wrong answer): Sheeba Hoda

 

Catherine Paul and Juhi Jain receiving certificate for 1st position, on 18-May-2018Winners of April 2018