HeLa Cell staining by plant dye and observation using Foldscope

HeLa cells are cultured on the glass slide coated with 2% gelatin Washed cells with 1X PBS, stained with plant dye Observed under Foldscope and conventional microscope for comparison A- Unstained cells. Under conventional microscope with 200 X zoom B-Stained cells, under the conventional microscope with 200 X zoom C- Unstained cells. Under Foldscope, photography…

A workshop on Foldscope under DBT foldscope program on 8TH September organized by Foldscope team, Biotechnology Research Lab, Panskura Banamali College, Panskura R.S., 721152, W.B.

Panskura Banamali College, Prof.(Dr.) Nandan Bhattacharyya Organized a workshop on 8th September 2018 sponsored by Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India. The main objective of the workshop was to demonstrate the assembling and use of foldscope among secondary and higher secondary students. Total seventy numbers of students were participated in this workshop from seven different…

Observation of HeLa cells under Foldscope

1. Coat a glass slide with 2% gelatin under bio-safety hood.2. Dry the slides.3. Harvest healthy HeLa cells by trypsinization .4. mix Cell with DMEM medium with 10% FBS and seeded onto coated slide.5. Incubate for over night at 37 degree C in a humidified atmosphere with 5% CO2.6. Next day wash the cell with 1X...