Frontiers in Cancer Research & Therapy

On the 5-6th of March I attended the annual Frontiers in Cancer Research & Therapy conference at the Nobel Forum, Karolinska Institutet. This is a conference organized by people at my department. Though I’ve been working at KI for several years, this was the first time I attended this conference because I’ve previously been extremely busy. This… Read More Frontiers in Cancer Research & Therapy

Scientific literacy – why is it important and how do we increase it?

As a biomedical researcher I do things at work that would make a lot of people raise their eyebrows.  To make an antibiotic resistant bacterium for example takes less than 24 hours. Clone a gene? No problem, I can do that as well! Or what about manipulating the behaviour of human cells? Easy, takes only a few days.… Read More Scientific literacy – why is it important and how do we increase it?

Worldwide Robotic Surgery 24 Hour Event

On the 16-17th February there will be a worldwide robotic surgery event where 10 leading robotic centers from 4 different contintents will conduct 14 robotic surgeries. The whole 24 hour event will be broadcasted live and there will be an opportunity to interact with the surgeons via social media. Use the hashtag #WRSE24 on Twitter if you would like… Read More Worldwide Robotic Surgery 24 Hour Event