Why should iGEM tickle your fancy? The story behind the world’s greatest synthetic biology competition which transforms our students into peak performers (Part 2 of 2)

I bet you’ve heard of iGEM by now! Yes? No? Or maybe you’re not aware that our own students have grabbed life by the horns by participating? Alrighty, no worries – we have a quick fix for that. Just last month, we published a dancing overview of this grandiouse competition where we lined out how students and… Read More Why should iGEM tickle your fancy? The story behind the world’s greatest synthetic biology competition which transforms our students into peak performers (Part 2 of 2)

All you need to know about the Biomedicine master’s program

Biomedicine is an extremely broad field of science. I can think of atleast 10 subjects you could specialize in as a biomedical researcher! As much as we want to learn about everything under the Sun, there are certain limitations and we must begin to narrow down our scope a bit. The Biomedicine Master’s program is… Read More All you need to know about the Biomedicine master’s program

What is iGEM? Well, we interviewed the leaders and members to find out (Part 1 of 2)

The International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) Foundation is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to education and competition, the advancement of synthetic biology, and the development of an open community and collaboration. iGEM, according to this year’s team leaders, Amanda Pellnäs and Larsen Vornholz, is the world’s biggest competition in synthetic biology where students from all over… Read More What is iGEM? Well, we interviewed the leaders and members to find out (Part 1 of 2)

Neuroscience symposium at Karolinska Institutet

Hej Hej! Today I want to shed some light on the neuroscience symposium that took place on 23rd March. Often at KI you will find talks being held by the library or symposiums in lecture halls both in Solna and Flemingsberg campuses. The main purpose is to highlight progress or just discuss current research on… Read More Neuroscience symposium at Karolinska Institutet

Making your way through the Nordic Countries 1 by 1 – Copenhagen, Denmark (vlog)

The new semester of the Master’s in Biomedicine started – and so did the new courses. This semester is packed with modules that are short in length (1 month each) and sometimes there is a little bit of free time in between (if you get lucky with the assignment groups) to spend on a trip!… Read More Making your way through the Nordic Countries 1 by 1 – Copenhagen, Denmark (vlog)

European Forum Alpbach – applications for scholarships are now open!

It’s important now, more than ever, that our young generation exchanges ideas on the future of Europe. With its scholarships, European Forum Alpbach (EFA) strives to present a European perspective through the sharing of groundbreaking knowledge and interdisciplinary debates. Conflicts and cooperative efforts are capable of destroying established entities, but can also give rise to… Read More European Forum Alpbach – applications for scholarships are now open!

A day in the lab of a Biomedicine Bachelor student

Today I hope to tell you about what a lab day is like! 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. There will be a lot of “lab days” while studying the Biomedicine Bachelor programme.… Read More A day in the lab of a Biomedicine Bachelor student