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Mar 29, 2019
Category: General
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On 12-Apr-2019, Mr.Sharad Gaur will be presenting a paper titled "HIV-1 remission following CCr5Δ32/Δ32 haematopoietic stem-cell transplantation".  The paper may be downloaded here. This will be followed by work presentation by Ms.Arushi Khanna.

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Mar 28, 2019
Category: General
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The Department has initiated the process of revision of course curriculum for B.Sc. (H) Microbiology program as per guidelines of University of Delhi and UGC for Learning Outcomes-based Curriculum Framework. For every course, three course teachers from colleges involved in teaching of that course at undergraduate level are working with one Coordinator faculty member from the Department.  The details may be accessed here.

Mar 14, 2019
Category: General
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Bids are invited through eprocurement portal (Tender ID: 2019_DU_455178_1) for purchase of three safety cabinets for storing flammable and corrosive liquids such as acids and alcohols. Details may be downloaded here. Last date of submission is 20-March-2019.

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) 

Winners Puzzle Feb 2019