Internship at the WHO Regional Office for Europe – overview.

My 12-week internship at WHO started on May 1st, 2017. Within this couple of weeks, I have grown to learn that this experience does not only enrich your technical skills, but has all the chances of influencing the way you perceive the world and, most importantly, bring you closer to get to know yourself. Now that my HEPM class of 2015-2017… Read More Internship at the WHO Regional Office for Europe – overview.

(More) ideas for earning money in Stockholm without speaking Swedish

If you’re heading to Stockholm this Autumn, you might be wondering if you can find a job to support your studies. And you probably know, if you don’t speak Swedish, it is difficult. But not impossible!! These student blogs are a good resources for ideas about student jobs: you can read Leire’s or Anna’s blog… Read More (More) ideas for earning money in Stockholm without speaking Swedish

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)

Life after KI – A second interview with an alumnus of the Global Health programme

In a previous blog, I interviewed Linda Timm (class of 2016) about life after the Global Health Master’s program. Here, the same questions are posed to one of her classmates, Dennis Chen, for another perspective. Q. What did you do before coming to KI? A. I worked as a pharmacist in a medical center in Taipei,… Read More Life after KI – A second interview with an alumnus of the Global Health programme

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)

To Do List for going abroad during your studies (freemover)

Planning on going abroad during your studies at Karolinska Institutet? Do you want to take the most of your Master’s and move to another country during one semester? That’s a great idea! But… where should I start??? Don’t worry, here comes some help! I am currently doing the Thesis of the Master’s in Biomedicine at University of California San… Read More To Do List for going abroad during your studies (freemover)