Topic: 3D Imaging and quantitative analysis of intact tissues and organs

My PhD thesis focuses on imaging methods that enable visualization and analysis of tissue and organs in 3D over a period of time, which leads to a better understating of tissue development and maintenance. Organs and tissues are highly complex structures that come together to form whole organisms. Scientists have spent hundreds of years fully… Read More Topic: 3D Imaging and quantitative analysis of intact tissues and organs

Topic: Stop cell division to fight childhood leukemia

In this blog I explain my doctoral project and hope that after reading it the readers will share my excitement about the results of this work. Background Leukemia is a form of blood cancer that often affects children. Currently, to treat it doctors use combinations of different chemotherapeutic drugs. However, these drugs are toxic both… Read More Topic: Stop cell division to fight childhood leukemia

Science for all! New blog series

Hello dear reader!  Have you ever wondered what science goes on at KI?   Want to know more without all the science mumbo jumbo that even half the scientists don’t understand?   Looking for a quick and easy read to keep you updated with the latest research at KI?   Are you a researcher at KI and would like to show to your friends and family all… Read More Science for all! New blog series

Starting a postdoc in a new country in the midst of a pandemic

In my blog introduction I promised a recount of my experiences starting a new postdoc during the pandemic. For me at least it’s been a rollercoaster of emotions. Although a touch melodramatic, I felt that breaking it down into stages summarised the highs and lows fairly succinctly.  Stage 1: Giddy anticipation twinged with dread  As an avid traveller (pre-COVID), I was so excited about the prospect of moving to a new place and… Read More Starting a postdoc in a new country in the midst of a pandemic

The KI internship pitches – notes from a digital coffee chat among KI bloggers

Last week, KI Career service organised three days of short pitches from companies that presented their internship projects. Did you miss the event? Then read through the thoughts from three of your bloggers who attended the event, and you can peek on their chat conversations below. You have no idea what’s going on? Then check… Read More The KI internship pitches – notes from a digital coffee chat among KI bloggers