Finally it feels like summer in Stockholm with longer daylight everyday. This Thursday and Friday, DMM 2015 meeting, entitled “Partnerships in Translational Science and Medicine: Academica, Hospitals, Foundations, and the Private Sector” was held at Aula Medica. As “one world’s most prestigious conferences in translational medicine”, excellent keynote speakers include Göran Hansson, Keeneth Chien, Susan… Read More Days of Molecular Medicine 2015 – Translational Science and Medicine (an ecosystem)
At “The Future of Life Science” seminar co-organized by KI career service today, four speakers shared their insightful perspectives for tomorrow’s life science both in academia & pharma. The 1.5 hour inspiring discussion brought academia, government, and industry together: Anders Gustafsson, Dean of Doctoral Education, KI; Peter Honeth, State Secretary, Ministry of Education; Jan-Olof Jacke, President, AstraZeneca and Ola Hermanson,… Read More Is the Future of Life Science bright?
When I visited the science magazine website this week, this article caught my eyes. Large-Scale Psychological Differences Within China Explained by Rice Versus Wheat Agriculture By Talhelm T et al at University of Virginia, published on May 9 2014 . The author found that people in the wheat culturing region of China are more analytical… Read More You are what you eat? – Rice v.s. Wheat
Although still feel like winter outside, we are already in May. It is again one of the peak seasons for thesis defense! One colleague in our group is actually going to defend within a month (Good luck!). As in the final (4th) year of PhD study, I’ve been writing my thesis this spring. In one… Read More The End of the Beginning- Thesis Defense
SciLifeDay April 10th 2014 by SciLifeLab at Aula Medica, KI (with Keynote lectures including Craig Venter, Jan Ellenberg, Janet Thornton & Svante Pääbo!) When later heard that 800 seats for the event were sold out within few hours since the registration opened on a Friday morning, I felt extremely lucky to get the entry ticket!… Read More “Life at the speed of light” – SciLifeDay 2014 by SciLifeLab
Hej, I am Ruiqing Ni, PhD student at Dept. Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society (NVS), Karolinska Institutet. I am from Shanghai, China and live in Sweden for about five and half years. I like travel, bake and sports, especially Yoga and Zumba. I am working in Division of Translational Alzheimer Neurobiology, Prof. Agneta Nordberg’s lab.… Read More So, do you speak Swedish?