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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 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

Puzzle Competition- Feb 2019

JatinLavanyaThe puzzle for Feb 2019 was created by Jatin Chadha and Lavanya Khullar (both MSc Student). The competition was held on 08-Feb-2019 after the Journal club and Work presentations. The student participants were required to fill the answers on the spot in 30 minutes.



Puzzle-7 (Feb 2019)

Puzzle Feb 2019



2. Class of microbes that are responsible for Petrichor.

5. Gold bioleaching, Almonds & apple seeds have this in common.

6. _______ reagent is used for RNA isolation.

8. The largest alga known till date.

9. RNA is commonly stained in cells using _____ dye.

11. Who proposed the concept for media solidification using Agar.

12. Absence of _____ receptor confers HIV resistance.

13. Indian animal that is on the verge of extinction.

16. An opportunistic pathogen that resides in the body of 99.9% of adult human.

18. A dye used for curing plasmids.

19. First genome to be sequenced.

20. Scientist who said ; “LABs prolong life” & also discovered phagocytosis.

21. Antibiotic-associated diarrhoea is caused by _______________.

22. Ironically, the name of a Punjabi song which is also the genus name of a reptile.



1. Name the scientist at UDSC who is a part of the International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium.

3. An autoclavable antibiotic administered during UTI.

4. Name of the medium used for culturing the bacteria that causes peptic ulcers.

7. The world’s most common chronic disease.

10. _____________ method is used for enrichment of Auxotrophic mutants.

14. Pre-existing resistance gene recently found at Arctic.

15. A β-lactamase inhibitor.

17. Commercially available Haemocoagulase (Clotting agent) is isolated from ______ sp.

  Solution of Puzzle 7 (Feb 2019)

Solution Feb 2019

And the winners are-

First: Rashmi Singh (20 correct out of 22)

Second:Mohini Talwar (17 correct out of 22) 


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