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)

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

CHaSE your dream job! Career Fair 2017

Careers in Health and Science Exposition (CHaSE) is a career fair organized by Karolinska Institute’s Medical Student’s Association (Medicinska Föreningen), to bring students who are interested in pursuing a career in the health sector, outside academia- in Sweden or abroad – in contact with their possible future employers. Is CHaSE an event for me? If… Read More CHaSE your dream job! Career Fair 2017

Why you should join a mentorship programme at KI – The Future Network 2017

Being in the University provides a feeling of safety and sometimes I get confused and stressed when I am thinking about the future, when the Master’s Programme will be over and we will have to go out to the “real work field”. That is why I could use a mentor, someone who has gone through… Read More Why you should join a mentorship programme at KI – The Future Network 2017

The CHaSE 2017 event: Careers in Health and Science Exposition

Going into business is another option for people from the life sciences field, apart from staying in Academia. If you are thinking about making this step, this event will be of a lot of help for you! CHaSE (Careers in Health and Science Exposition) is a career fair organized for Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD students,… Read More The CHaSE 2017 event: Careers in Health and Science Exposition

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

A peek inside a KI student’s calendar

What are you potentially signing up for in terms of student life by applying to KI? Have a peek inside a current KI student’s calendar to get an idea about the various outside the classroom activities organized by KI . Kick off your Swedish experience by attending the introduction week! Introduction week starts off with a three day intensive Swedish… Read More A peek inside a KI student’s calendar

To Another 40 Years!

As the holiday celebration fast approaches, I need to share with you the events of the last celebration: Toxicology’s 40th Year! The actual day of celebration started with an afternoon seminar from “Tox Mother” Annika Hanberg, then the lectures of adverse outcome pathways (AOP), endocrine disruption, etc. Following the lectures there was cocktail hours where we… Read More To Another 40 Years!