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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
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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- 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