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Apr 23, 2018
Category: General
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The Department of Microbiology is in the process of revising the syllabus of M.Sc. Microbiology program under Choice Based Credit System. The draft of the revised syllabus has been prepared after taking into consideration the feedback obtained from multiple stakeholders including the present students, the alumni, as well as prospective employers from the corporate sector. The Department invites your views and suggestions on the same which may be submitted only by email at microsdc@south.du.ac.in latest by 5 PM on Friday, the 4th of May 2018. The draft of syllabus may be downloaded here.

Apr 17, 2018
Category: General
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On 20-April-2018, Ms.Nivedita Gaur will present her pre-PhD submission seminar entitled -“The role of human tumor associated herpesvirus latent antigens in epithelial to mesenchymal transition of cancer cells" at 11AM in Seminar room of the Department. 

Apr 13, 2018
Category: General
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On 13-Apr-2018, Ms.Ashima Dua will be presenting a paper which may be downloaded by clicking on the image below. This will be followed by work presentation by Mr.Gaurav Kumar.

Paper 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