Foldscope Workshop in Girls’ High School

Foldscope orientation workshop was conducted in Anjuman Khairul Islam Girls High school, Mumbai Central East, Mumbai on 20th July, 2019. 61 Students of 10th standard from Semi English and Urdu medium attended the workshop. In the workshop slide preparation, working and use of foldscope was demonstrated to the participants. Later participants prepared slides of onion…

Workshop

A workshop to introduce Foldscope was conducted by the Foldscope team of D. G. Ruparel College on 16th July 2019 in New L.J. High School, Mumbai. 49 students enthusiastically participated in the same. They prepared slides of stomata, onion peel, fungus and pollen and observed them through Foldscope. The students were very eager to use…

Foldscope Workshop

Foldscope orientation workshop was conducted in Purushottam High School, Bandra by the Foldscope Team of D.G. Ruparel College, Mumbai on 15 July 2019. The students were introduced to Foldscope and then they observed pre-prepared slides of stomata, onion peel, fungus, wing of butterfly, pollen, etc. The students were very enthusiastic and drew their observations quickly.

Foldscope Orientation Workshop at Shivaji Park Lion School for Deaf.

Foldscope Orientation workshop was conducted on 11th March 2019 at Shivaji Park Lion School for Deaf. The workshop was organised for 7th standard students of the school. The workshop included introduction to foldscope with help of their class teacher, followed by demonstration of slide preparation. The participants later prepared slides of Spirogyra, stomata of betel…

Foldscope Workshops conducted on National Science Day

On 28th February, 2019, on the occasion of National Science Day, two Workshops on “Introduction and Applications of Foldscope” were conducted under the Government of India, Department of Biotechnology funded Foldscope Research Project Twinning Program between Principal Investigators Dr. Gayathri N. of D. G. Ruparel College, Mumbai and Dr. Sewali Pathak of Bijni College, Assam….

Foldscope Workshop under Twinning Program

Under the Government of India, Department of Biotechnology sponsored Foldscope Twinning Program between PIs Dr. Gayathri N. and Dr. Sewali Pathak of D.G. Ruparel College, Mumbai and Bijni College, Assam respectively, Dr. Pathak visited Mumbai. An interactive workshop on “Foldscope : Assembly and Applications” was conducted in D.G. Ruparel College on the 27th of February,…

Foldscope Orientation Workshop at S.K. Patil Sindhudurg College, Malvan, Maharashtra

On the 16th of February, 2019, a workshop on Introduction and applications of Foldscope was conducted for the under-graduate students of Chemistry, Botany and Zoology of S.K. Patil Sindhudurg College, Malvan, Maharashtra. 15 students participated enthusiastically in this workshop conducted by the Foldscope Team of D. G. Ruparel College, Mumbai.

Foldscope Workshop in L.T. Kanya High School, Malvan

The Foldscope Team of D. G. Ruparel College, Mumbai conducted a Foldscope Orientation Workshop for 8th & 9th standard students of L.T. Kanya High School, Malvan, Maharashtra on 15th February, 2019. A total of 35 students participated in this workshop and used Foldscope to observe slides of specimen mentioned in their textbook. They were highly…

Workshop for First Year B.Sc. Zoology students

workshop on “Assembly and Applications of Foldscope” was conducted in D.G. Ruparel College, Mumbai for the F.Y. B.Sc. Zoology students. A group of 26 participants attended this workshop. They assembled the Foldscopes in groups and prepared slides of pollen grain, scales of fish, onion peel, stomata of leaf and observed them. The participants were enthused…

Foldscope workshop in a Library

A workshop “Foldscope as Educational Tool” was conducted on 25th December 2018 at Mahim Sarvajanik Vachanalaya, Mahim by the Foldscope Team of D. G. Ruparel College, Mumbai. In the workshop, lecture on foldscope invention and application was given followed by preparation and observation of slides. Participants prepared slides of onion peel, pollen of lily, stomata…

Workshop in Chiradpada, Mumbai

The Foldscope Team of D. G. Ruparel College, Mumbai conducted a Foldscope workshop for thr students of standards 7, 8 & 9 of thr Zillaparishad School, Chiradpada, Bhiwandi, Mumbai. The students were very keen to know about Foldscope and to observe slides.

Foldscope workshop – Jawhar, Palghar

The Foldscope team from D.G. Ruparel College, Mumbai conducted a Foldscope Orientation Workshop for 9th standard students and science faculty in Bhartiya Vidyapeet Prashala and Junior College, Jawhar on 11th December 2018. 

International Symposium –

An oral presentation titled “Exploring fungi through foldscope” was presented at International Symposium on fungal presented Biology: Advances, Applications and Conservation & 45th Annual Meeting of Mycological society of India conducted in Agharkar Research Institute of Pune, Mumbai during 19-21 November, 2018.  JRF – Priti Dubey & PI – Gayathri N. from D.G. Ruparel College,…

Foldscope Orientation Workshop 8 August 2018

Foldscope Orientation Workshop was conducted on 8 August 2018 for second year B.Sc. Zoology students in D.G. Ruparel College, Mumbai. The session included Introduction to Foldscope and observation of pre-prepared slides. Participants were very excited and enthusiastic to know about and use Foldscopes. Thanks for DBT for supporting us.

DBT Foldscope Twinning Program

Dr. Sewali Pathak, Bijni College, Bijni, Assam and Dr. Gayathri N., DG Ruparel College, Mumbai discussed the methodology of using Foldscopes in their respective research projects in Bijni, Assam under the Twinning program of DBT Funded Foldscope Research Project.  The study of embryogenesis in Zebrafish using Foldscope was explained by Dr. Gayathri. The efficient use…

Workshop conducted in Cosmos High School, Mumbai

The Foldscope Team of D. G. Ruparel College conducted a workshop at Cosmos High School, Borivali, Mumbai on the 22nd of September, 2018.  The students were thrilled to be introduced to this awesome paper microscope. They were very eager to prepare their own slides which they later observed through the Foldscopes.

Foldscope Workshop held on 18 September 2018

The Foldscope Team of D. G. Ruparel College, Mumbai conducted a workshop on Introduction and Applications of Foldscope in Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan’s Bhavan’s College, Andheri, Mumbai on 18th September, 2018. An introductory lecture on Foldscope was given to the participants after which they were taken to the laboratory wherein they prepared slides of fungi, Lactobacillus,…

Foldscope workshop & Trail

The Foldscope team of D.G. Ruparel College organised a workshop for M.Sc. Zoology  second year students.  On 6th September 2018, a hands-on session was held wherein the participants assembled their own Foldscopes with  great interest. On 11th September 2018, the participants were taken to Malad Trail in Sanjay Gandhi National Park. They took their Foldscopes…

Foldscope Orientation Workshop

A workshop for tenth standard students of S.R.T Vidya Mandir High School, Virar, Palghar District, was conducted on 8th September 2018 by the Foldscope Team from D.G. Ruparel College, Mumbai. A total of 100 participants from both English and Hindi medium attended the workshop with great enthusiasm. They were greatly thrilled to see the slides…

Workshop at IES New English School, Bandra, Mumbai

Foldscope Orientation Workshop was conducted for the eighth standard students of Indian Education Society New English School, Bandra. It was organised through the Science Club of the school. The students were very keen and attentive during the explanation of the Foldscope. They were very thrilled to use the Foldscope and to observe the slides.

Foldscope Orientation Workshop – D.G. Ruparel College, Mumbai

Foldscope Orientation Workshop was conducted on 8 August 2018 for Second year B.Sc. Zoology students in D. G. Ruparel College, Mumbai.  There was an introductory lecture followed by observation of pre-prepares slides. The participants were very excited and enthusiastic to know about and to use the foldscopes. Thanks to DBT their initiative and support.  

Zebrafish Embryo

Trying to observe the embryonic development of Zebrafish. WOW! Need to standardize the method to keep them alive in the medium to observe using foldscope

Foraminiferan

A foraminiferan captured through the Foldscope. Sand sample from Juhu Beach, Mumbai, India