The first module of our second semester was ‘Basic Epidemiology and Statistics’. There was a real mixture of experience with statistics in our class; some people had used statistical software daily in their jobs, whilst others hadn’t studied the subject since school. However, all of us appreciated the importance of this course, as a strong… Read More “Lies, damned lies and statistics”: A course review
Meet Sara Banderby Today we will hear more about one of our Tox Alumni, Sara Banderby! Sara was one of our guest lecturers during the course “Applications of Method and Methods in Toxicological Research”, where she talked about Animal use in In Vitro Research with an emphasize on the 3R perspectives which are reduction, replacement, refinement.… Read More Life of Sara after the Tox Master
In my previous blog, school work vs. lab work, I compared my school life in these two different cities. I want to expand my comparison into my non-school life between New Haven and Stockholm. Why specifically New Haven you might wonder? The reason being that there is no way for me to generalize my experience… Read More Stockholm, Sweden vs. New Haven, Connecticut
Hello! Here comes another course related blog! We are currently studying Pharmacology and Toxicology which is a 10 credit course. The course is divided into two parts so we get two different schedules for Pharmacology and Toxicology respectively. We are studying pharmacology to understand how treatment using drugs work on a cellular level on the… Read More Pharmacology and Toxicology course information
“KI Toxicology program has a very long history and a high reputation in Europe. I knew that I would learn a lot from this program.” YITIAN ZHOU Currently, Yitian is a PhD student in KI, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology (FYFA), graduated KI Toxicology Program in 2017. Yitian chose to study toxicology because he had a… Read More Toxicology Program Alumni (Part I)
Sweden is quite expensive but like any place in the world, you can always find things to do for free 😀 Stockholm is no exception, you can visit the old town, go to a museum, visit one of the many parks or take a free walking tour. However, Sweden has surprised me several times with other FREE things… Read More 5 surprisingly FREE things in Stockholm (and 3 things that surprisingly aren’t)
Hello everyone! This post is sort of long overdue considering we have already started the 3rd course of this semester but nevertheless, here is the course review for the 2nd course of semester 4th semester of Biomedicine Bachelor.- Tissue Biology. This is a 5 credit course, right after the Neuroscience held in the Flemingsberg. The… Read More Time for some course review!! Tissue Biology
Starting 2018, besides my endless lab work and the never ending amounts of scientific papers, I have allowed myself to branch outside the world of Toxicology that KI offers. My involvement allows to me to stay intact with my life at KI and learn new things outside of Toxicology. I have mentioned before in my previous blog… Read More Outside the World of Toxicology
Hello again! Now that it is the 4th semester of the Bachelor Biomedicine programme, it is time to talk about the application for Bachelor thesis! The thesis is in the 6th and last semester of the programme, meaning next year but the application process starts now. I know it may seem too early but as… Read More The first step to applying for a Bachelor Thesis abroad!
I have been working since day 1 of my master’s programme here at Karolinska Institutet (KI), but only recently did I start a more permanent part-time job. During my first year at KI, I tutored regularly and though it was hard, I managed it quite well. Now, I work 60% at a different department at… Read More Working during your studies: if I can do it, you can too!