Whether or not Harry S. Truman was the originator of this is in dispute. Regardless, it comes to mind to me today because I’m facing a professional conundrum. Specifically, my desire for transparency and collaboration in science has come into conflict with my perception of how best to build my career. A bit about my… Read More “The way to get things done is not to mind who gets the credit.”- Harry S. Truman
Finally, after months and months of increasing darkness, the days are finally starting to get longer again! To help celebrate this fact, I wanted to share one of my favorite songs with you: Here Comes the Sun! Here it is performed by the writer, George Harrison, along with a “super group” of sorts. If you… Read More Here Comes the Sun… do do do do
Most of us could do more to take care of ourselves. Where our ancestors spent daylight hours performing backbreaking labor, we’ve sat ourselves at desks in front of devices with artificial light emanating from them on a nearly 24-hour cycle. A promise of the industrial revolution was to give us more leisure; many of us… Read More Mindfulness Meditation for stress reduction during the holidays
Glögg. I’d never heard of it before moving to Stockholm, but it didn’t take long to figure out the central role it plays around this time of year. Glögg. It’s one of those words which gives you a good idea about its meaning upon first utterance. Glögg. That’s got to do with drinking (I love… Read More Glögg, Glühwein, Feuerzangenbowle?!
Riccardo finished his PhD at KI in March of 2014. Since then he has gone on to thrive as a postdoctoral fellow at the Francis Crick Institute in London. Within minutes of meeting Riccardo you realize that he is incredibly organized and a strong communicator, two assets which certainly aided him in securing his position… Read More “Tips to secure your first PostDoc”- my notes from the lecture given by KI alum, Riccardo Guidi
Physiologists using phosphoproteomics to reveal undiscovered effects of exercise on skeletal muscle.… Read More How would INTERPOL fare if they were stuck with fingerprint kits to do all of their work?