Foldscope project twinning programme with North Eastern Institute

DBT foldscope project on ” Foldscope for diagnosis of rumen acidosis and parasitic infections in cattle” functioning at the Dept of Animal Biotechnology, Faculty of Basic Sciences, Madras Veterinary College, Chennai-7 has been twinned with Department of Biotechnology, Donbosco College, Maram, Manipur. In this connection one day guest lecture program has been arranged at Donbosco…

Foldscope Workshop

One-Day Workshop on the Assembly and Use of Foldscope at Department of Life Sciences, Dibrugarh University, Assam

Explorers of the microcosmos MEXICO

Foldscope workshops Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico I’ve been offering these workshops for some months now and they’ve been a complete success. It all started out as my social service project for university, but I soon finished up all my donated foldscopes, so I decided to buy some out of my own pocket and offer these workshops…

Teachers Orientation on Foldscope

A teachers orientation programme on foldscope was conducted by CEE North East on 23rd March 2019 at Dadara H S School in Kamrup Rural district of Assam. Teachers from 11 schools participated in the programme. It was conducted by Dr. Simanta Kalita in which he taught the teachers to assemble a foldscope and how to…

An outreach programme in Anamalai Elephant Camp, Pollachi, Tamil Nadu

“An outreach programme on popularizing the application of Foldscope” was conducted on 27th and 28th July, 2019 as part of Department of Biotechnology (DBT) funded project on “Foldscope as a tool to screen parasitic infections in wild animals of Tamil Nadu” of the Department of Wildlife Science (WLS), Faculty of Basic Sciences, Madras Veterinary College…

First time using a foldscope!

First time using a foldscope! Clubes de ciencia México organized a workshop on Flodscope at Oaxaca de Juárez, Oaxaca, México on 26th July 2019. Instructors: Adam Larson Coral Zhou Aileen Li Joseph Choe Rogelio Hernández “When you’re curious, you find lots of interesting things to do.” -Walt Disney

One day workshop at Kendriya Vidyalaya, Cossipore, Dumdum, West Bengal, India

Department of Environmental Science, University of Calcutta, and School of Environmental Studies, Jadavpur University, jointly in collaboration with Howrah Vigyan Chetna Samannaya, organized a one day Workshop at Kendriya Vidyalaya, Cossipore, Dumdum, West Bengal, India on 27th July 2019. Introductory Session- A brief presentation on “Power of Ten” was given by Mr. Pradip Das, to…

Awareness program on foldscope assembly

We conduct a awareness program on foldscope assembly at N.S Iyah Memorial Higher secondary school, Ketti Palada, Nilgiri. Students were so eager to view the sample through the foldscope. They were so excited and assembled the foldscope within 10 minutes for surprise.

Foldscope Outreach at Stellenbosch University – 5/17/19

A little less than two months ago, I was passing by the lush vineyards of Cape Town’s 2nd oldest city, Stellenbosch. While I wasn’t there for the famous wine-testing, I instead headed to Stellenbosch University to hold two back-to-back workshops with electron microscopy and Foldscoping expert, Dr. Lydia-Marie Joubert (@lydiaj)! Below are some photos from…

Be The Change (BTC) – first microscope session.

Oh, what fun we had! We kick-started the session by getting everybody up to speed with what a microscope was. This was the hardest part for me. As a graduate student, who has worked with microscopes for countless hours each day, how do you explain what a microscope is to someone who has never heard…

Atelier foldscope à la Mer XXL – Nantes – France

Sur le stand de Plankton Planet présent à la Mer XXL , on a eu la chance d’avoir quelque foldscopes pour pouvoir faire des ateliers avec les enfants ! On a prélevé directement dans la rivière de l’Erdre juste à côté de notre stand pour pouvoir observer la diversité du plancton avec les enfants

OUTREACH PROGRAMME ON “INSIGHT OF MICROBIAL WORLD THROUGH FOLDSCOPE”

The PI of Foldscope project, Dr. Ekramul Islam, Assistant professor, Department of Microbiology, University of Kalyani, had organized an Outreach Programme on 28th June, 2019 at BARANILPUR A.D.P VIDYAMANDIR (H.S) P.O.: SRIPALLY, DIST- EAST BURDWAN, WEST BENGAL-713103. The energy among the understudies and the educators for this amazing low-cost gadget, to see the unseen microscopic…

Fungal growth on tissue culture medium

College : CMR National PU College, ITPL, Bengaluru Sample: Fungus Site of sample collection: University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore Date of Collection: 18 June 2019 Date of Observation: 21 June 2019 Students involved: Ramya Nambiar, Shwetha Santhosh, Gopika Anil, Malavika Rajesh On our trip to the University of Agricultural Sciences, we had collected a sample…

DBT twinning programme on Foldscope project with North Eastern Institute

DBT Foldscope scheme- “Foldscope for diagnosis of rumen acidosis and parasitic infections in cattle” DBT Twinning programme on foldscope project with north eastern institute Foldscope project functioning at the Department of Animal biotechnology has been twinned with Department of Biotechnology, Donbosco college, Maram, Manipur. Mr. S. Rajkumar, Head of the Department, Department of Biotechnology, Donbosco…