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)

How to survive 2 months of programming…!

Hello all! Congratulations to all the students admitted to KI Master’s Programmes! Especially to the ones admitted to Molecular Techniques in Life Science! For more information about the programme, you can check KTH International Students Instagram’s account, since this week my classmate Javier is running it! Now that we are done with the first two… Read More How to survive 2 months of programming…!

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)

European Forum Alpbach – applications for scholarships are now open!

It’s important now, more than ever, that our young generation exchanges ideas on the future of Europe. With its scholarships, European Forum Alpbach (EFA) strives to present a European perspective through the sharing of groundbreaking knowledge and interdisciplinary debates. Conflicts and cooperative efforts are capable of destroying established entities, but can also give rise to… Read More European Forum Alpbach – applications for scholarships are now open!

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

The perks of also studying at KTH: THS Armada

One of the many advantages of being a student at three different universities is that you can enjoy aaaaaall (trust me, there are a lot!) the benefits for student’s life at each of them! As you might know, I am studying the Master’s Programme Molecular Techniques in Life Science, which is a collaboration between Karolinska… Read More The perks of also studying at KTH: THS Armada

Study a Master and work in the lab at the same time? Yes! It’s (kind of) possible!

Hello all! Have you ever thought about working in a lab while studying your Master? I bet you have! Well, this is exactly what I am doing at Karolinska Institutet! A normal day as MTLS student We have lectures almost every day, usually starting at 9 a.m. We might have a full day (until 3… Read More Study a Master and work in the lab at the same time? Yes! It’s (kind of) possible!

A master at three universities-the story of how to find all the info for applying to Molecular Techniques in Life Science

Hello dear prospective student! Hurry up! The application for the Global Master’s programmes in Sweden has been opened! Apply and dare to become one member of this amazing bunch of people! The application for this Master is  different because it belongs to three different universities and so, there are some spedific entry requierements to this… Read More A master at three universities-the story of how to find all the info for applying to Molecular Techniques in Life Science

Being a student at KI comes with its perks: The Global Health Case Challenge – Antibiotic Resistance (2016)

The expanding phenomenon of antibiotic resistance is now so ominous that it may deprive the world population of successful treatment of bacterial infections and reverse life-saving efforts of modern medicine within our lifetimes. EIT Health holds the Global Health Case Challenge 2016 on Antibiotic Resistance in a collaboration between the World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe, the… Read More Being a student at KI comes with its perks: The Global Health Case Challenge – Antibiotic Resistance (2016)

Carolina meets Karolinska

Hej, välkommen! Welcome to my blog! Be ready to immerse yourself in the life of a Master’s student at one of the world’s foremost medical universities, Karolinska Institutet! I’m Carolina a Spanish-French “hybridoma”! This year, as a KI Digital Ambassador, I will be blogging about the Master’s Programme I have just started: Molecular Techniques in… Read More Carolina meets Karolinska