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

New year, new beginnings: starting the Molecular Techniques in Life Science Semester two

New year means new beginnings. For us, the Molecular Techniques in Life Science (MTLS) students, the arrival of the new year has meant that we have started our second semester, which takes place at the Frescati campus of Stockholm University. With all the excitement – and getting lost while searching for lecture rooms – of… Read More New year, new beginnings: starting the Molecular Techniques in Life Science Semester two

Is it possible to do a lab internship while studying?

Will I have time to join a lab at the same time as I’m pursuing my master’s? How has been the experience of other students that did so? I remember I had questions like this when I arrived at Karolinska Institutet. Studying at KI is a great opportunity to come closer to high-quality and cutting-edge… Read More Is it possible to do a lab internship while studying?

Playing to be scientists: Project in Frontiers in Translational Medicine

Hello! Remember me talking about Frontiers in Translational Medicine? It is the biggest course of the first semester of the Molecular Techniques in Life Science Master Programme, and you can read my course review about it here! The final part of the Frontiers in Translational Medicine course consisted in designing a scientific project and doing… Read More Playing to be scientists: Project in Frontiers in Translational Medicine