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Jul 1, 2020
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Bids are invited through GeM portal for purchase of Spectrophotometer (RA number GEM/2020/RA/44116). The details may be downloaded here. Last date of submission is 11-July-2020.

Jun 22, 2020
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The eligible applicants desirous to seek admission to M.Sc. Microbiology or PhD Microbiology for the academic session 2020-21 should register at admission portal of University of Delhi here. The last date of registration is 04-July-2020.

Jun 10, 2020
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A new microblog titled "The situation of Post-kala-azar dermal leishmaniasis (PKDL) in Indian subcontinent" authored by Vishal Dashora, PhD student, has been published. It can be read here.

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Puzzle Competition- Aug 2019

The puzzle for August 2019 was created by Amuliya Kashyap and Meenu (both PhD Students). The competition was held on 09-Aug-2019 after the Journal club and Work presentations. The student participants were required to fill the answers on the spot in 30 minutes.

 Puzzle-9 (Aug 2019)

Puzzle Aug 2019

CLUES

Across

6. Organism present in lichens, mosses and maybe in space (10)
9. Deficiency of B-cells causes (18)
11. Bacteria of sea (12)
15. Bacteria exhibiting vivipary like phenomenon (12)
16. Bacteria Sterols (9)
17. Amino-acid abundant in watermelon (10)
19. Bacteria having intracellular compartments (13)
21. Unusual tubular structure found in Roseobacter (6)
23. Discovered water transport membrane proteins (9)
25. SIVmac239 viral strain is nicknamed as (9)

Down

1. Other name of Krebs-Kornberg cycle (10)
2. Hyperthermophile able to withstand autoclave temperature (12)
3. Virulent factor secreted via type IX secretory system (8)
4. N-acetylglucosamine is used in the treatment of (14)
5. Physical phase of life (10)
7. Depsipeptide antibiotic (11)
8. Extracellular appendages of Pyrodictium (8)
10. Unusual short DNA sequences shown to be effective against cancer (9)
12. Organism associated with Salem Witch Trials (17)
13. Organism used to produce precursor of Vitamin C (13)
14. Microbial electrogenesis: (9)
18. Received Nobel Prize for directed evolution (13)
20. Unique archaeal structures responsible for 'string of pearl' like arrangement (4)
22. Process of complete nitrification of ammonia (8)
24. Fungus isolated from dead sea (14)

  Solution of Puzzle 9 (Aug 2019)

Puzzle solution Aug 2019

And the winners are-

First: Ashish and Aparajita (both 14 correct out of 25)

Second:Rashmi (13 correct out of 25) 

Other notable performances: Srishti (12), Juhi (11), Shivani (11), Vishal (11), Mohini (10), Shilpa (10), Sharad (9), Prerna (9), Jyoti (9), Elis (9), Tanu (9), Arushi (8), Anjali (8), Priti (8), Arpit (8), Bhawna (6).

Winner Aug 2019