Similarly, the team designed a device, Growth Curve and Optical Density Device (GCODe), to ascertain microbial growth through real-time optical density measurements that can even be read through a smartphone.
The six-member core team from IISc.
The device, said IISc., is less than a fourth of the price of a commercially-available spectrophotometer.
They were mentored by Dipshikha Chakravortty, Utpal Nath from Department of Microbiology & Cell Biology, and Akshay Datey from Biosystems Science & Engineering at IISc.
The team triumphed over 300 others from around the world who participated in the competition, which encourages students to build genetically-engineered biological systems.
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