A day in the lab of a Biomedicine Bachelor student

Getting an insight into how exactly life as Biomedicine Bachelor student will be is helpful. One of the things you will do quite often are experiments in labs. Therefore, today I hope to tell you about what a normal lab day is like! There will be a lot of “lab days” while studying the Biomedicine… Read More A day in the lab of a Biomedicine Bachelor student

Bioentrepreneurship Alumni Profile: Pharmaceutical industry

Hej Everyone I decided to start an alumni profile series for this blog. I’ve had a lot of questions from readers about the options for Bioentrepreneurship graduates and thought it would be cool to share the experiences of some of our alumni. I will try cover all industries within life science. And, if there are any… Read More Bioentrepreneurship Alumni Profile: Pharmaceutical industry

What the End of Classwork Looks Like in the Global Health Programme

Before I shift my focus from classwork to my thesis (which has to be submitted in May), I would like to share my experiences from the last three modules of the course: Infectious Diseases, Maternal & Child Health and Non-communicable Diseases, Injuries and Emergencies. Infectious Diseases After completion of the course the student should be able to:… Read More What the End of Classwork Looks Like in the Global Health Programme

Bioentrepreneurship links with industry: guest lecturers and study visits

If you are applying for the Master’s in Bioentrepreneurship, you probably know that we do two practical placements (PP1 and PP2) as well as complete our Master’s thesis in a company setting. However, the programme has aspects of real-life learning throughout our various courses. My current course, Product Development in the Biomedical Industry is the largest and… Read More Bioentrepreneurship links with industry: guest lecturers and study visits

How much experience do you really get in the Biomedicine Master’s program?

The main expectation from a master’s program is to learn enough and be able to apply knowledge in real life situations. For most of the biomedicine students, it means, to be able to work independently in a lab. In this blog, I have listed the different opportunities we get to gain practical experience during the… Read More How much experience do you really get in the Biomedicine Master’s program?

More on the Global Health Programme Modules – Research Methodology and Health Policy, Management & Economics

It is hard to believe that we only have two modules left of the Global Health Masters programme; Maternal & Child Health and Non-communicable diseases, Injuries & Emergencies. Each will last two weeks, so at the beginning of February, life as we know it will change. No longer will we be spending every day in a classroom.… Read More More on the Global Health Programme Modules – Research Methodology and Health Policy, Management & Economics

Histopathology and Clinical Pathology

Allow me to introduce Histopathology and Clinical Pathology, my 4th course. It is a 2 weeks course like Toxicokinetics, but the course itself falls in a totally different category. For Toxicokinetics we study through computer graphic models and for Histopathology we study through microscopes. Histopathology classes are split between morning and afternoon. Usually in the morning, we… Read More Histopathology and Clinical Pathology

How Competitive is Bioentrepreneurship?

  The Competition Applications are now open for the Master’s in Bioentrepreneurship and I’m sure many of you are putting the finishing touches to your applications. I don’t envy you! I was there last year, scrawling through information about my eligibility and trying to upload the correct documentation. Remember you can’t delete something once its uploaded.… Read More How Competitive is Bioentrepreneurship?

General Organic Chemistry Course Review!

It’s the end of two long, tiring months and thus it’s only fitting it is time for a course review while sipping on a giant mug of hot chocolate and occasionally staring outside the window at the snow! Snowfall after exams = happy Nishi The “General Organic Chemistry” course starts after “Introduction to Biomedical Sciences”… Read More General Organic Chemistry Course Review!

Course Review: Frontiers in Translational Medicine (part 2)

Hello! It’s vacation time. But, the students of Master’s program in Biomedicine are technically on a study break! We  began the second part of Frontiers in Translational Medicine the very next day after our exams. Needless to say, we were all a bit tired. However, all the grumpiness manifested into excitement as the classes progressed. As I… Read More Course Review: Frontiers in Translational Medicine (part 2)