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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

Apr 12, 2018
Category: General
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12-Apr-2018: Notice for inviting applications for inclusion of name in panel for ad-hoc appointment of Assistant Professors in Microbiology Department in different colleges of University of Delhi. Last date of application is 07-May-2018. Notice, Proforma. Further details here.

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Crossword Puzzle Competition- May 2018

AshimaPicThe puzzle for May 2018 was created by Ashima Dua (Ph.D Scholar). The competition was held on 18-May-2018 after the Journal club and Work presentations. The student participants were required to fill the answers on the spot in 30 minutes.


Puzzle-2 (May 2018)Puzzle May 2018


2. A term for microorganisms that survive the heat of pasteurization

4. Microbes that thrive in high CO2 concentrations

6. A non-ribosomal tripeptide

8. Abbreviation for an organism whose genetic material is altered by engineering

9. Something found only in Gram-positive bacteria

14. A structure formed during RNA splicing

16. Primary lymphoid organ

18. A small cysteine rich protein expressed only by filamentous fungi

21. An archaeal host that grows at 90 °C

22. A genus of acid stable viruses

23. An antibiotic derived from bacterium with high GC content in the genome

24. A radiation tolerant bacterium

25. Term for the role and position a species occupies in its environment



1.  A major family of antimicrobial peptides involved in innate immunity

3.  Bacterium with a super antenna

5.  Bacterial symbiont of aphids

7.   Deterioration of a cell or its structural components

10.  A fermented vegetable

11.  A bacterial stain

12.  The term for a mutant having nutritional requirements not shown by parental strain

13.  An archaeal sterol

15.  Another name for whooping cough

17.  Reduced in virulence

19.  An ionophore antibiotic from Streptomyces

20.  The shape of mycoplasma cells

26. One of the raw materials of beer fermentation

Students Solving the Puzzle

PuzzleSolving 18-May-2018


Solution of Puzzle 2 (May 2018)

Puzzle Solved May 2018


And the winners are-

First (16.5 out of 26): Jatin Chaddha

Second (15.5 out of 26): Shilpa Mohanty