How to get an individually-coached research experience during your Master’s

It’s not very common that the curriculum of a Master Programme includes the opportunity to perform a part-time internship, apart from the master´s thesis, in a cutting-edge research facility. If this does not sound good enough already, imagine accompanying it by a personalised coaching session to make the most out of your time there. Sounds… Read More How to get an individually-coached research experience during your Master’s

Connecting the dots: Systems Biology course review

The first semester of the second year of the Molecular Techniques in Life Science Programme (MTLS) has just come to an end, so its time for a course review! In this post I am going to describe my experience in the Systems Biology course, one of the electives taught by KTH. My personal view on… Read More Connecting the dots: Systems Biology course review

A Guide to the elective courses of the Molecular Techniques in Life Science Programme

As my second year in the Molecular Techniques in Life Science Joint Master Programme  (MTLS) is approaching to its end, I thought it would be about time to give a review of the career choices that are available within this Programme. Being coordinated by three universities, the structure and courses of the MTLS Master’s are… Read More A Guide to the elective courses of the Molecular Techniques in Life Science Programme

When Python becomes more than a snake type

Nowadays the use of computational methods and the production of biological big data is more and more common in the everyday activities of any research lab, and it is very important that new generation of scientists in biological research are comfortable using these technologies and analysing their data. This is one of the reasons why… Read More When Python becomes more than a snake type

Course review in Applied Gene Technology and Large-Scale Data Analysis

Have you ever felt amazed by the new methods developed in a molecular biology paper? Althoug I have no experience as a wet or dry lab method developer, I am always inspired by the researchers who develop new cheaper, smarter or more efficient technologies. This is probably one of the reasons why I enjoyed so… Read More Course review in Applied Gene Technology and Large-Scale Data Analysis

How is Biotechnology applied in the clinics? – Course Review

The third semester of the Molecular Techniques in Life Science (MTLS) Programme started in August for me, it’s crazy how fast time is passing by! This semester is organized by KTH Royal Institute of Technology, and includes courses in Clinical Biotechnology, Gene Technology and Bioinformatics and Systems Biology. One of the first courses we have… Read More How is Biotechnology applied in the clinics? – Course Review

Creating a gene predictor: course review in Comparative Genomics

Comparative Genomics has been the last course of the second semester of the Molecular Techniques in Life Science (MTLS) Master Programme. During this course, taught in Stockholm University, we put into practice our coding skills by doing many practical work in the fields of phylogenetics and phylogenomics, network biology and gene prediction amongst others!  … Read More Creating a gene predictor: course review in Comparative Genomics

Molecular Techniques in Life Science students and the X-Yeast: Course review in MeMoLS

As the second semester of the Molecular Techniques in Life Science (MTLS) Joint Master Programme is comming to an end it’s time for another course review! During the months of March and April we had a course in Methods in Molecular Life Science, or MeMoLS as we know it. This course mixes a bit of… Read More Molecular Techniques in Life Science students and the X-Yeast: Course review in MeMoLS

What do archaeology and structural biochemistry have in common? Biomembranes course review

The second semester of the first year of the Joint Master’s Programme in Molecular Techniques in Life Science (MTLS) is continuing at the Frescati Campus of Stockholm University. After the Bioinformatics course that we took in the beginning of the semester, this last month we changed fields to biochemistry and structural biology to focus on… Read More What do archaeology and structural biochemistry have in common? Biomembranes course review