Malabar Hill Visit

Date: 23rd Nov 2018Place: Malabar Hill, MumbaiParticipants: Aziz, Siddhi, Jennifer and MayaDescription:The 4 of us enthusiastically went up to Maharashtra Nature Park (MNP) today morning, only to find it shut on occasion of Guru Nanak Jayanti. The only other park that would be open would be the Malabar Hill Park in South Mumbai. So we…

NER Twinning: Bijni College, Assam visits St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai, Maharashtra

Date: 1st & 2nd Mar 2019Place: Mumbai, MaharashtraTwinning Partners: Dr Sewali Pathak, Bijni College, Assam & Dr Maya Murdeshwar and Dr Sujata Deshpande, St Xavier’s College (Autonomous), Mumbai, Maharashtra.Description:Dr Sewali Pathak visited Mumbai as part of the NER twinning project. Due to the semester-end exams in St Xavier’s College (Autonomous), Mumbai, a workshop could not…

NER Twinning: St. Xavier’s College (Autonomous), Mumbai & Bijni College, Assam

Date: 14th and 15th Sep 2018Place: Bijni, AssamTwinning Partners: Dr Sewali Pathak, Bijni College, Assam & Dr Maya Murdeshwar and Dr Sujata Deshpande, St Xavier’s College (Autonomous), Mumbai, Maharashtra.Number of Participants: 170 registered participants, several additional walk-in participants. Description:Foldscope PIs from St Xavier’s College (Autonomous), Mumbai, Maharashtra, reached Bijni College in the small town of…

Magnification Comparison

Date: 19th Jun 2018Place: Life Science Lab, St Xavier’s College (Autonomous), Mumbai Description: The magnification of the assembled Foldscope (140X) was compared with that of the standard compound light microscope (10X and 40X lenses). Permanent slides were viewed. A slight aberration was observed at the edges of the field of view of the Foldscope possibly…