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

Molecular Techniques in Life Science Course Review: Frontiers in Translational Medicine

Hello everyone! This post is a continuation of my Molecular Techniques in Life Science Review – Semester 1 Part 1 post, so it’s time to do a little (and personal) review of one if the biggest courses in the Molecular Techniques in Life Science Master Programme (MTLS): Frontiers in Translational Medicine. The Frontiers in Translational… Read More Molecular Techniques in Life Science Course Review: Frontiers in Translational Medicine

Molecular Techniques in Life Science Course Review: Genetics

Hej hej! Now that more than half of the semester has finished, I have a clearer idea about what the Master Programme in Molecular Techniques in Life Science (MTLS) is about. In this post I will sum up our first two courses: Genetics and Applied Communication. From genetics to poetry, during the first part of… Read More Molecular Techniques in Life Science Course Review: Genetics

One master’s and three universities: All about the Master´s in Molecular Techniques in Life Science.

Hello everyone! Application period has opened! For me, this time last year I was still deciding which Master would be best for me. The MTLS Joint Master Program specially caught my attention. The fact that it’s organized by three universities – and also has a research centre in close connection – makes it very exciting,… Read More One master’s and three universities: All about the Master´s in Molecular Techniques in Life Science.

How I ended up doing my Master Thesis at Harvard University – Steps to go to the US as free-mover

Have you ever dreamed of moving to the United States? I had! And for a long time! I already had the KI research experience (I worked for a year at the Department of Microbiology, Tumour and Cell Biology at KI before starting the master) therefore I decided the 4th semester of the Master was the… Read More How I ended up doing my Master Thesis at Harvard University – Steps to go to the US as free-mover