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Jan 11, 2019
Category: General
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The 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. And the winners are- First: Vishal (19.5/23), Second: Mohini (19/23). More details here.

Jan 7, 2019
Category: General
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On 11-Jan-2019, Ms.Arushi Khanna will be presenting a paper titled "Staphylococcus aureus biofilms release leukocidins to elicit extracellular trap formation and evade neutrophil-mediated killing".  The paper may be downloaded here. This will be followed by work presentation by Ms.Juhi Jain.

Dec 24, 2018
Category: General
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The class time table for M.Sc. and Ph.D. for coming semester can be downloaded here (M.Sc. 1st year), here (M.Sc. 2nd year) and here (Ph.D.). The classes will start from 01-Jan-2019.

CMS - 2.2.7 - Skookumchuck
 

Crossword Puzzle Competition- May 2018

AshimaPicThe puzzle for May 2018 was created by Ashima Dua (Ph.D Scholar). The competition was held on 18-May-2018 after the Journal club and Work presentations. The student participants were required to fill the answers on the spot in 30 minutes.

 

Puzzle-2 (May 2018)Puzzle May 2018

ACROSS

2. A term for microorganisms that survive the heat of pasteurization

4. Microbes that thrive in high CO2 concentrations

6. A non-ribosomal tripeptide

8. Abbreviation for an organism whose genetic material is altered by engineering

9. Something found only in Gram-positive bacteria

14. A structure formed during RNA splicing

16. Primary lymphoid organ

18. A small cysteine rich protein expressed only by filamentous fungi

21. An archaeal host that grows at 90 °C

22. A genus of acid stable viruses

23. An antibiotic derived from bacterium with high GC content in the genome

24. A radiation tolerant bacterium

25. Term for the role and position a species occupies in its environment

      

DOWN

1.  A major family of antimicrobial peptides involved in innate immunity

3.  Bacterium with a super antenna

5.  Bacterial symbiont of aphids

7.   Deterioration of a cell or its structural components

10.  A fermented vegetable

11.  A bacterial stain

12.  The term for a mutant having nutritional requirements not shown by parental strain

13.  An archaeal sterol

15.  Another name for whooping cough

17.  Reduced in virulence

19.  An ionophore antibiotic from Streptomyces

20.  The shape of mycoplasma cells

26. One of the raw materials of beer fermentation

Students Solving the Puzzle

PuzzleSolving 18-May-2018

 

Solution of Puzzle 2 (May 2018)

Puzzle Solved May 2018

 

And the winners are-

First (16.5 out of 26): Jatin Chaddha

Second (15.5 out of 26): Shilpa Mohanty

 

Jatin Chaddha and Shilpa Mohanty receiving certificate & prize for 1st & 2nd position, on 10-Aug-2018

Winners of May 2018