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Mar 14, 2019
Category: General
Posted by: admin

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

Puzzle Competition- Sep 2018

JatinLavanyaThe puzzle for Sep 2018 was created by Jatin Chadha and Lavanya Khullar (both MSc Student). The competition was held on 14-Sep-2018 after the Journal club and Work presentations. The student participants were required to fill the answers on the spot in 30 minutes.



Puzzle-4 (Sep 2018)

Puzzle Sep 2018



6. Ionophore antibiotic.

7. Plastic (PET) degrading bacteria.

10. Most abundant protein in animal world.

11. Phenomenon of Death of coral reefs due to global warming.

13. Strawberry tongue is symptom of which bacterial illness.

14. Anti cancer drug 5- fluorouracil acts by inhibiting the enzyme.

16. Pseudomonas aeruginosa produces this blue toxin to kill competing microbes.

21. First organism to be completely sequenced.

22. Recent viral outbreak in India.

23. Cysteine dependent aspartate directed proteases.

24. RNA polymerase ll is highly sensitive to this fungal toxin


 1. Virus used to establish the fact that DNA serves as genetic material.

2. Acid fast staining for Mycobacterium also called as _____________.

3. First TypeII restriction enzyme to be discovered.

4. Principle of plasmid isolation.

5. Biological indicator for dry heat sterilization.

8. Most acidophilic organism with ph optima at 0.7 .

9. A Chemical used for plasmid curing.

12. Fever inducing cytikine.

15. Another term for commercial sterility.

17. _______ on walls of fermenter prevents vortex formation during agitation.

18. German- Austrian scientist who discovered E coli.

19. ________ test is a colorimetric assay used for detection of beta lactamase production.

20. Bacterial organelles containing magnetite-greigite

 Solution of Puzzle 4 (Sep 2018)

Puzzle Solved Sep 2018

And the winners are-

First: Vishal Dashora (23 correct out of 24, submitted first)

Second:Aparajita (23 correct out of 24, submitted second)

Winners Sep 2018