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May 13, 2022
Category: General
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Quotations are invited through e-procurement portal for tender under two bid system for supply and installation of "In situ sterilizable fermenter of 30 liters working volume capacity for microbial cultures, with acessories". (Tender ID: 2022_DU_688830_1). The last date for bid submission is 23-May, 2022. The details may be downloaded here.

Apr 30, 2022
Category: General
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Applications are invited for appointment on ad-hoc basis for the temporary position of MTS in DBT-BIRAC funded BioNEST project. The appointments will be only for maximum period of 3 months. The interested candidate may apply within 10 days along with supporting documents to Prof.Swati Saha.

Apr 28, 2022
Category: General
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Prof. Rajeev has been elected to the Fellowship of the 'Indian Virological Society' with effect from 01-Jan-2022. The 'IVS Fellow Award' was conferred to him during annual conference of the society 'VIROCON-2021' at AIIMS Hyderabad on 26th March 2022.

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