Future Toxicologists (Part 2)

Continuing from my previous post about future toxicologists, below are some more of my classmate’s responses: Ioana Chelcea How is toxicology program different from your previous background? Lecturers in the courses have more researchers Favorite course so far Toxicokinetics What’s the most memorable event in toxicology program? 40th years Toxicology Anniversary Elinor Hansson Wilcken How… Read More Future Toxicologists (Part 2)

Looking Forward to My Master Thesis (Part II)

Continued from Looking Forward to My Master Thesis (Part I) … Below are a couple more second year student projects: Shuangjia Xue Location KI, Department of Medicine Most interesting part of your project Mixture effect on immunity Did you gain anything personally through your thesis? Help me to understand which PhD research area is better… Read More Looking Forward to My Master Thesis (Part II)

Soothing Skin Sensitivity Using Human Cell Line Activation Test

What is EURL ECVAM? There are 2 types of scientific research in vivo (animal method) and in vitro (non-animal method). Changing times have led scientists to gravitate towards the non-animal method and EURL ECVAM (the European Union Reference Laboratory for Alternatives to Animal Testing) is aim to promote and regulate use non-animal tests to develop and… Read More Soothing Skin Sensitivity Using Human Cell Line Activation Test

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)

Histopathology and Clinical Pathology

Allow me to introduce Histopathology and Clinical Pathology, my 4th course. It is a 2 weeks course like Toxicokinetics, but the course itself falls in a totally different category. For Toxicokinetics we study through computer graphic models and for Histopathology we study through microscopes. Histopathology classes are split between morning and afternoon. Usually in the morning, we… Read More Histopathology and Clinical Pathology

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