5 questions that usually don’t get answered: Molecular Techniques in Life Science edition

After two years answering Molecular Techniques in Life Science (MTLS) prospective student emails I have realised that, as good and informative as the MTLS webpage is, there are some questions left unanswered. In this post I have compiled and answered the five most frequent questions I receive about the Programme. Hopefully, this will help all… Read More 5 questions that usually don’t get answered: Molecular Techniques in Life Science edition

Graduating from the Molecular Techniques in Life Science Master’s Programme

Within hours of defending my Master’s Thesis and within days of (virtually) graduating, I can’t help but look back to how my life has changed during this last two years, and how my future will be different after having studied this Programme. There are many things I was expecting to learn when I enrolled for… Read More Graduating from the Molecular Techniques in Life Science Master’s Programme

How does studying at KI usually look like

Ever wondered how studying at KI is like? Starting a new program at an unknown university is always challenging, and even more if it’s on a new country! Luckily, during my time at Karolinska Institutet I have seen that all my classmates adapted very quickly to this new environment, and the university provides all resources… Read More How does studying at KI usually look like

The untold story about the Swedish weather

Most people picture life in Sweden as great: good work-life balance, closeness to nature and a well established wellfare state. However, there is one thing that is always percieved negatively: the weather. I don’t think many people would move to Sweden just to enjoy good weather, but in my opinion it is often described too… Read More The untold story about the Swedish weather

Tips for writing you master’s thesis from home

The last semester of the Global Master Programmes at KI is usually centered around the master’s thesis. This is no exception for the second year Molecular Techniques in Life Science students, like me. With half of the semester already over, the toughtest weeks are approaching, which I expect to be pretty busy with finishing results… Read More Tips for writing you master’s thesis from home

How to get an individually-coached research experience during your Master’s

It’s not very common that the curriculum of a Master Programme includes the opportunity to perform a part-time internship, apart from the master´s thesis, in a cutting-edge research facility. If this does not sound good enough already, imagine accompanying it by a personalised coaching session to make the most out of your time there. Sounds… Read More How to get an individually-coached research experience during your Master’s

Connecting the dots: Systems Biology course review

The first semester of the second year of the Molecular Techniques in Life Science Programme (MTLS) has just come to an end, so its time for a course review! In this post I am going to describe my experience in the Systems Biology course, one of the electives taught by KTH. My personal view on… Read More Connecting the dots: Systems Biology course review