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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.

Mar 13, 2019
Category: General
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Applications are invited for temporary post of JRF and Lab attendant in a DBT funded project. Last date for application is 13-Apr-2019. The details regarding qualifications, emoluments and application process may be downloaded here.

Mar 8, 2019
Category: General
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Title: "Screening for host factors and neutralizing mAbs for respiratory virus infections". Date and Time: March 11, 2019 (Monday) at 11AM. Venue: Seminar Room in Department of Microbiology (1st Floor of Bachhawat Block). This talk will be focused on using unbiased discovery approaches to identify human host factors required for hantavirus entry and neutralizing monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) against respiratory syncytial virus (RSV).

CMS - 2.2.7 - Skookumchuck
 

Crossword Puzzle Competition- April 2018

Open to only the students of Department of Microbiology, UDSC

Jatin Lavanya

This crossword is the first in a series by Jatin Chadha and Lavanya Khullar (both M.Sc. students) that will be published once a month. Dear students of the Microbiology Department, put on your thinking caps and work out the answers!

 

The first correct entry will receive a small token from the Head of the Department.

 

Hard copies of entries in a sealed envelope will be received at the Office of Dr. Swati Saha till 12 Noon on the 4th of May 2018.  Only one entry per person. The answers and winner will be announced on the 7th of May, 2018.

 

Puzzle-1 (April 2018)

Puzzle Apr 2018

ACROSS 

4. Characteristic swarming colonies.

6. Great old man of intestine.

8. Antibiotic discovered using metagenomics.

11. Blood poisoning.

14. The father-son duo in molecular biology to have received Nobel prizes (Surname).

15. Disease caused by Helicobacter pylori.

17. Acronym for an antibiotic resistant S. aureus.

18. Most common method of horizontal gene transfer.

21. Father of Microbiology.

22. Microorganism known for causing Bioprecipitation.

24. Medium for isolation of H. pylori.

25. Sewage fungus.

26. Bacterial enzyme that destroys penicillin.

27. Hammerling’s alga.

28. Golden coloured clustered packets of cells.

 

DOWN

1. Developer of first synthetic microorganism.

2. Slippery, slimy bacterial “overcoat”.

3. Blue cheese.

5. First animal virus to be eradicated.

7. Method for protein estimation.

9. Site of bacterial DNA.

10. A chemical produced by Actinomyces responsible for “Petrichor”.

12. A toxin and wrinkle remover.

13. Fluorescent siderophore of Pseudomonas.

16. Origin of HeLa cell line

19. Largest bacterium.

20. Discoverer of streptomycin.

23. Father of Taxonomy.

Solution of Puzzle 1 (April 2018)

Puzzle solved Apr 2018

And the winners are-

First (all correct answers): Yash Chaudhary, Juhi Jain, Catherine Paul, and Vishal Dashora

Second (only one wrong answer): Sheeba Hoda

 

Catherine Paul and Juhi Jain receiving certificate for 1st position, on 18-May-2018Winners of April 2018