Remember me saying you can study a master and work in a lab at the same time? I wasn’t that right…

Hello everyone and welcome back! Last year I wrote how I managed to study and work in a lab simultaneously. Well… the truth is that I only managed for the first semester. Go on reading and find out why! First semester is (kind of) doable First semester of MTLS is at Karolinska Institutet (click here… Read More Remember me saying you can study a master and work in a lab at the same time? I wasn’t that right…

How to write an effective curriculum vitae

In a series of blogs, I want to talk about writing an effective and professional curriculum vitae, a cover letter, and finally writing a personal statement for graduate schools. In this first part of the blog series, I will talk about writing a successful curriculum vitae. Curriculum vitae (CV) CVs differ from country to country… Read More How to write an effective curriculum vitae

Diary of a Master’s student: Month 1 of year 2

Hej! Is time speeding up, or is it just me? It has been a while since I have written a blog and its about time I give you an update. So, what were the highlights of my first month as a second year master’s student? Meeting the Vice-Chancellor of Karolinska Institutet (KI) About two weeks… Read More Diary of a Master’s student: Month 1 of year 2

The annual KI- Mayo clinic conference

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

The Life Science Industry (Sweden’s best kept secret)

Swedes lead the world in pop music, renewable energy and childcare. But do you know Sweden also has a world class Life Science industry? Last year, the US-Sweden ambassador told a conference that the life science was the ‘best kept secret’ in Sweden. It’s true Sweden doesn’t have the reputation of Silicon Valley but today… Read More The Life Science Industry (Sweden’s best kept secret)

“Advanced course in developmental biology and regenerative medicine” – My elective track for the Master´s in Biomedicine

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