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

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?

MIT Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp – expand your potential while still a student at Karolinska Institutet

For those of you who have an insatiable lust for extra-curricular activities, want to gain unprecedented experiences, thrive on overcoming challenges, and are interested in entrepreneurship, this particular opportunity does stand out amongst many that you can apply for while being a student at Karolinska Institutet. An important note here is that you do not have… Read More MIT Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp – expand your potential while still a student at Karolinska Institutet

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)

What it feels like to be back in your hometown after 4,5 months

My programme (Master’s in Biomedicine) is full-time and we had courses and seminars all the time, with very few breaks, mostly to study before an exam or before the seminars. Hence, I had no time to even think about coming back to my hometown before the Christmas break. Gradually, Stockholm also became “home” and besides… Read More What it feels like to be back in your hometown after 4,5 months

Bonding with classmates over Swedish Christmas traditions (and a cool idea to organize a group trip)

With Christmas approaching, one cannot help but spread the joy among friends. I believed before moving to Sweden that I would make friends from my Master’s course, but little did I know that in just 4 months, I would feel like I am among family! The BioMed Master’s fam proved its worth in a lavish… Read More Bonding with classmates over Swedish Christmas traditions (and a cool idea to organize a group trip)

A possible career path? Study visit to a biopharmaceutical company

Hello again! Last week towards the end of the general organic chemistry course (I see light at the end of the tunnel) we were granted the opportunity to visit a biopharmaceutial company. The company is called SOBI (Swedish Orphan Biovitrium) and the headquarters are right by the KI campus in Solna! Initially, I felt the… Read More A possible career path? Study visit to a biopharmaceutical company

Student mingle event with the Board of Higher Education!

Hello and welcome once again! After talking fika and organic chemistry,  I decided it was time to write more about student life at KI. And thus, today I’ll be talking about a small mingle event I attended with the board of higher education from KI! But a little bit of background information is required. I… Read More Student mingle event with the Board of Higher Education!