Title-Raw material of ferm rhizome has been examined by principal investigator Pankaj joti hazarika

Foldscope as an Educational and Teaching Tool-Histology slides of Spleen

To study the histology of Spleen- A Secondary lymphoid organ observed by students in class activity Spleen is a large, ovoid, secondary lymphoid organ situated high in the left abdominal cavity.  Spleen performs the function of filtering blood and traps the blood borne antigens. Blood borne antigens and lymphocytes are carried into the spleen through…

First Outreach Programme at Kendriya Vidyalaya, INS Chilika

On 5th of October 2018, the first outreach programme for school children was held in Kendriya Vidyalaya, INS, Chilika on the theme “Outreach programme on seagrass biodiversity of Chilika under Foldscope”. The active participants were the Principal KV, teachers and young brains of standard 11th and 12th. A detailed presentation on Chilika, a Ramsar site…

Two day workshop on Foldscope @ GGDSD College

We are indebted to students for their efforts  and inputs to the foldscope training workshop to make it happen just after finishing their mid semester exams, and dispersing for a short break. In the series of workshops conducted under foldscope project, A two day workshop was held @ GGDSD College Chandigarh on 9th – 10th…

Immunology Class Activity

After attending workshops on foldscopy, students have started enjoying using foldscope as a tool for their routine microbiological work. A class activity was organized to observe histology of various lymphoid organs. It was organized in a small group to make it more interactive session. They have observed primary and secondary lymphoid organs and recorded their…

Foldscope for all #indiafoldscopephase1

Dr. Aruna Mohan ..SCIENCE TEACHER and Resource Persons for development of NCERT Science kits, Video Audio Guide ...learning how to use Foldscope Miss Neema Bisht JRF from ICGEB and Dr Aruna Mohan excited to see enhanced  image resolution of Foldscope after connection with smart phone Professor Dinesh Kumar, Professor RK Parashar, Professor Sunita Farakya ,...

Foldscope@Govt.High School Yadadore, Karnataka

We the Foldscope lovers from GHS Yadadore, Mysore District Karnataka are really lucky to have this project. Ours is the only Govt. School From Karnataka. I thank Team Foldscope for giving this oppurtunity for us. I have some photographs and video clippings of foldscope training and field level activities conducted from april 2018 to till date….

Our Fourth Workshop on Foldscope at Dinhata College

We have a good experience at Dinhata College  where we arranged our 4th foldscope workshop on 20th September 2018. Students as well as teachers were  were so eagerly awaited to listen foldscope and were so humble to observe under foldscope and capturing picture of the sample  by touching their phone’s screen . They observed pollen…

Our 3rd foworkshop at Department of Botany, NBU

This is our 3rd  foldscope workshop in Department of Botany, North Bengal University on 10th September 2018. Teachers, Research Scholars and students – all were too excited  about the foldscope.  Students of Botany,  Tea Science  and Bioinfomatics were assembled in Botany Dept.  NBU to participate the workshop. They were very curious to know the easy…

EURAXESS ’18 Research Day

I attended  EURAXESS’18 Research Day at The Oterra Hotel, Bangalore on 26th September 2018 and became a EURAXESS Ambassador.  I am planning to pitch Foldscope Outreach Program in EURAXESS Platform as well as to conduct events/program in rural part of our country.

 

Our 2nd workshop at Tufanganj college

We arranged  our 2nd workshop at Tufanganj college on 31st August 2018.  Our Co-investigator Dr Debashis Das is from Tufanganj Mavidyalaya.  About 70 students participated the workshop.  They were very curious about foldscope.  Everyone is interested to avail foldscope .They observed onion peel,  stomata, paramecium under the foldscope.

This is our 1st workshop on Assembly and uses of Foldscope  at Alipurduar College, our Institution. Students of Biological sciences were participated .  About 80 students participated the workshop.  They were so excited having foldscope and observing under foldscope . Algae,  RBC, pollen of flowers were observed.

ONE DAY WORKSHOP ON “ORIENTATION ON ASSEMBLY OF FOLDSCOPE AND ITS UTILIZATION AS A TOOL FOR IDENTIFICATION OF PLANT PATHOGEN AND ITS EFFECT ON HOST ” FOR BSC.BOTANY STUDENTS OF NAR BAHADUR BHANDARI DEGREE COLLEGE , TADONG, SIKKIM.

  ICAR- National Organic Farming Research Institute (NOFRI), Tadong in collaboration with  Department of Botany, Nar Bahadur Bhandari (NBB) Degree College, Tadong organized one day workshop for “Orientation on  assembly   of   Foldscope   and   its  utilization   as  a tool for identification of  plant  pathogen  and  its effect  on   host” for the third semester students of botany…

Thrips on brinjal leaf

My grandma  is  fond of gardening and has maintained a kitchen garden. Last weekend I visited her place and was helping her plucking green chillies and bottle gourd, when I noticed some powdery mass on the lower side of the brinjal leaves.           I thought it was powdery mildew. I plucked a leaf to…

Observing Mint Flowers under foldscope

After attending workshop @ ggdsd, I have tried my foldscope and observed some mint flowers under it. Mint  belongs to a family of strong-smelling herbs. Leaves are opposite i.e  two leaves instead of one arise at every node.  The flowers are usually irregular (bilateral symmetry),   often looking like little dog-heads. I have observed some flowers under foldscope.

Poster making competition on prevtion from mosquito bites and its life cycle

Poster making competition for class vi – viii was organized aiming to spread awareness among children about the life cycle of mosquito and deadly diseases caused by them. These children will participate in study of life cycle of mosquito using foldscope. The foldscope was announced during competition. Prizes were given to 1st, 2nd and 3rd…

Fodscope workshop among the uundergraduate students of sibsagar Commerce College.