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Jan 12, 2021
Category: General
Posted by: admin

Applications are invited for the following posts purely on contractual basis under BIRAC-sponsored BioNEST program sanctioned for 3 years. The posts are temporary and co-terminus with the project. The details may be downloaded here. Last date of application is 3 weeks from date of publication.

Chief Executive Officer (1 post)
Technical Officer (1 post)
Technical Assistant (1 post)
Laboratory Attendant (1 post)
Multi-Tasking Staff (1 post)

Jan 8, 2021
Category: General
Posted by: admin

Startups/ Budding Entrepreneurs/ Researchers/ Scientists are invited to apply for incubation support in the field of Life Sciences at the BioNEST-UDSC bio-incubator, established at the University of Delhi South Campus with support from BIRAC. For further details and application form, please visit BioNEST page here.

Jan 1, 2021
Category: General
Posted by: admin

Applications are invited for one post of ‘Laboratory Attendant’ in the MHRD sponsored project @ Rs.15,000/- p.m. (co-terminus with project), and one post of ‘Laboratory Attendant’ in the DBT sponsored project @Rs. 17924/- p.m (co-terminus with the project). The details may be downloaded here. The last date of application is 21st January, 2021, 5:30PM

CMS - 2.2.7 - Skookumchuck

Puzzle Competition- Apr 2019

The puzzle for Apr 2019 was created by Amuliya Kashyap (PhD Student). The competition was held on 12-Apr-2019 after the Journal club and Work presentations. The student participants were required to fill the answers on the spot in 30 minutes.


Puzzle-8 (Apr 2019)

Puzzle April 2019



2. Sulphur Pearl of Namibia
6. Transition area between two biomes
8. Discovered GFP
11. Vietnamese tuberculosis
14. Effect observed when there is decrease in concentration of oxyhaemoglobin in blood
16. Archeon symbiont with smallest non-viral genome to be ever sequenced
17. Diseases of animal reservoir
18. Proteins that help in assembly and disassembly of other macromolecules
19. Antibody with catalytic activity
20. A unit of measurement of genetic linkage
21. Drug that effects microtubule formation
22. Cork Screw shaped bacteria
23. Causative agent of Q-Fever
24. Plasmids that allow transfer of DNA between unrelated species


1. Pink Yeast
3. A DNA Repair enzyme
4. Alternate unrelated host where a pathogen completes its cycle
5. Makes foreign cells susceptible to phagocytosis
7. Raw material in beer production other than cereal
9. Another name of TypeIII Secretion system
10. Key metal in Vitamin B12
12. Polymerase from this organism catalyses high-temperature reverse transcription
13. Body`s own cells are protected from membrane attack complex by this surface glycoprotein
15. One of the Catecholamines

  Solution of Puzzle 8 (Apr 2019)

Solution April 2019

And the winners are-

First: Aparajita (20.5 correct out of 24)

Second:Jyoti (20 correct out of 24) 

Other notable performances: Ashish (18.5), Vishal (18), Shilpa (18), Rashmi Singh (18), Lavanya (17), Shivani (16.5), Vasundhra (15), Subhojit (15), Mohini (15), Kritika (15), Jatin (15), Deepak (15), Mona (14.5), Annu (14), Priti (13.5), Sharad (13), Sheeba (12), Kuldeep (11), Akanksha (10).


Winners of puzzle 7 (Rashmi Singh and Mohini Talwar) receiving prizes

Winners Puzzle Feb 2019