Awareness and Hands On foldscope workshop

The awareness workshop was conducted for the microbiology department students. Both UG and PG students participated in the workshop. the workshop was conducted for 3 days from 28, 29 & 31 December 2018. students were excited to observe the slides under foldscope. They liked the pocket ultra-affordable paper microscope- The Foldscope.

Pond water observation through Foldscope

A drop of pond water was taken and a small drop of safranin stain was added to it. The sample was covered with a coverslip and the sides were sealed with cellotape.  A red colour and as well as black dots were observed and a different structure which was coloured by stain was also observed through foldscope.