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Jun 22, 2020
Category: General
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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
Category: General
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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.

Apr 30, 2020
Category: General
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The answers to the frequently asked questions related to admission to M.Sc. Microbiology program are available here.

CMS - 2.2.7 - Skookumchuck

Puzzle Competition- Jan 2019

JatinLavanyaThe puzzle for Jan 2019 was created by Jatin Chadha and Lavanya Khullar (both MSc Student). The competition was held on 11-Jan-2019 after the Journal club and Work presentations. The student participants were required to fill the answers on the spot in 30 minutes.



Puzzle-6 (Jan 2019)

Puzzle Jan 2019



4. _____ plasmids are found in Borrelia.                                    

6. Nalidixic acid works by inhibiting _____.

8. The most recent cyclone to hit india.

9. Cytopathic effect of influenza virus.

10. An anaerobic pathogen.

11. The spoon shaped constellation.

13. Antibacterial discovered using metagenomics.

17. Enzyme marker for lysosome.

20. Recently launched communication satellite.

21. A mode of fungal nutrition.

22. Part of microscope which focuses light onto specimen.

23. A bacterial stain.



1. The common enzyme which all plant pathogens produce.

2. Biotype of Vibrio cholerae prevalent in India.

3. Beaver fever organism.

5. Scientist who developed fluorescent mutants of GFP.

6. Essential component of bacterial endospores.

7. Term for reduced virulence of a pathogen.

12. Unique bacterial genera which are pleomorphic.

14. An ionophore antibiotic.

15. Bacterium with super antennae.

16. Yeast infections in immuno-compromised individuals.

18. Method to study cell migration in vitro.

19. A semi-synthetic antibiotic inhibiting cell wall synthesis.


 Solution of Puzzle 6 (Jan 2019)

Solution Jan 2019

And the winners are-

First: Vishal (19.5 correct out of 23)

Second:Mohini (19 correct out of 23) 

Winner Jan 2019 

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