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Feb 15, 2020
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The puzzle for Feb 2020 was created by Aparajita (MSc Student). The competition was held on 14-Feb-2020 and the winners are- First: Meenu, and Second: Nupur. More details here. The pictures of winners of Puzzle 10 and Puzzle 11 have also been updated.

Feb 15, 2020
Category: General
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Two new microblogs has been published authored by Shubhi Khare and Tanishqua Pawar respectively, both MSc students. They can be read here.

Feb 11, 2020
Category: General
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The Department organized 'Sports Day' on 07th Feb 2020. All students, staff, and faculty members participated in various games and activities. The winners received prizes and everyone enjoyed. Report and pictures are here.

CMS - 2.2.7 - Skookumchuck
 

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