Karolinska institutet (KI) and the Mayo clinic in the USA have collaborated and held conferences every year, for over 20 years now. The purpose of the organisation is to integrate medical education and research with health care. The initial topics that the two institutions shared their research and work on was essentially metabolism, nutrition and… Read More The annual KI- Mayo clinic conference
Summer is over. Yes, it is still August, but don´t remind me – courses started already on the 21st of August, quite early, right? Not for the whole Master´s, just for my classmates who chose developmental biology and regenerative medicine elective track. I chose the one staring the earliest, HOORAY (*sarcasm right there*)! But is… Read More “Advanced course in developmental biology and regenerative medicine” – My elective track for the Master´s in Biomedicine
A new year and new semester has begun at Karolinska Institutet! Having spent a year studying at KI, I decided to write a post on the two campus: Campus Solna and Flemingsberg. Today, I’ll be writing about Campus Flemingsberg. I’ll cover aspects like transport, facilities at the campus and share a few pictures. So without… Read More A virtual tour around Campus Flemingsberg!
To all the new students, First and foremost a warm welcome to KI and sunny Stockholm! (At least for now 😉 ) Introduction week has started at KI which means you have officially begun the journey of starting university life. Here’s a little something to know about life in Sweden and what to expect when… Read More What to expect when starting university!
Quarnevalen was on the 13th of May 2017 and I was lucky enough to be present for the parade and the huge party that really lights up the whole city, only once in 3 years! Quarnevalen is one of northern Europe’s largest public student events with thousands of participating students and viewed by up to… Read More Vlog form Quarnevalen – Watch footage from the crazy parade that only happens once in 3 years!
Hello! It is time to start planning your arrival in Stockholm. The semester officially begins on 28th of August and I would recommend you arrive a few days (maybe even a week) prior. 1. Enjoy the Swedish summer Even though it’s technically not summer in August, the days are quite long and it is… Read More When should you arrive in Stockholm?
If you have a business idea you want to bring from ideation to execution stage, SSES Campus Fellowship program is your solution. All Karolinska Institutet students can enrol in the program. The application process is simple, yet requires some preparation. Interview is the main step, during which you have a chance to explain your idea in… Read More SSES Campus Fellowship Program – week 1
Hej Guys I’m back in Stockholm after a lovely Easter break in the UK. We have no more classes this semester…..but today we had the PP1 kick off as a group….. and tomorrow we are off to work on our placements until June. I’m looking forward to getting stuck into my work at SwedenBio and to jump… Read More #GIRLBOSS
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)
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)