Just one week left, for the announcement of Nobel Prizes in 2016! By convention, the first announcement will be released for Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, which will be announce by Thomas Perlmann (Secretary of The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet) on October 3rd this year. Who will be the new Nobel laureates? This… Read More Who will be the 2016 Nobel laureates next week?
On the first Monday of this October, after waiting in the cold wind for more than 80 minutes, I got the chance to enter the Nobel Forum close to KI gate, to closely experience the first announcement of Nobel Prize in 2015 – Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Around 11:30, the Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet… Read More Most Exciting Experience to the Announcement of Nobel Prize
Since last summer, I have been working on the ‘heritability (h2)’ for almost half year, it’s defined as the proportion of the phenotypic variance of human disease or complex traits attributed to genetic effects. There were many different concepts made me so confused, but one day when I had shower, I found it could be… Read More Heritability: a story from the bathroom
Christmas is finally coming, the 2nd time to celebrate Xmas in Sweden In Swedish, Chirstmas is ‘Jul’, the ‘Julbord’ (Christmas dinner) mostly attracted me, after the fantastic ‘Julbord’ in our department last week, we also planned to prepare the ‘Kinesisk Julbord’ to celebrate Xmas with my Chinese friends, we listed 12 dishes and gave some special… Read More God Jul! Perfekt Julbord!
Last week, my supervisor and me attended the 15th International Congress on Twin Studies in Budapest, and presented my first PhD study as poster and my second study as oral presentation. Actually this was my first international presentation, prepared for about 1 week, with certain worries and irritations, I flied to Budapest and gave my… Read More Larger samples, more power and stronger motivation
Long time no see! Haven’t been completely sober from the sequels of the 4 weeks homeward vacation this summer, I have fallen into the dilemma of whether go back again in this Xmas， what a pity! So I decided to catch up on these overdue blogs as well as my studies. This July, I had… Read More Just reviving from summer vacation
On May 23, the national flag of China (the Five-Starred Red Flag) had been raised up on KI’s Solna campus, because a “big man” would come to KI from my motherland-Prof. Zhu Chen, the former Minister of Health in China, now he is the vice chairman of the National People’s Congress. Zhu is one of… Read More KI’s new honorary doctorate from China
Since 2 hours after my PhD admission seminar on this Valentine’s Day, I had attended the language @ KI project to learn Swedish for 3 months. There were about 3 groups (beginner, intermediate and advanced) to study for 2 hours (6pm-8pm) on each weekday. Each Friday, I would go to Medicinska Föreningen (MF) to meet with… Read More 3 months Swedish learning @ KI
Last October, I flew across the Eurasia, the Baltic Sea and finally arrived to Sweden. Now I have been to this beautiful country for half a year already, as a closer touch with the nice people and traditional culture here, I also found some interesting things that firmly grasped my deep heart. Enjoy the most precious… Read More Some interesting things I have met in Sweden
On March 31st, I got a chance to attend the 2014 Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences’ Annual meeting in concert hall, where the Nobel Prize has been awarded since 1926. This annual meeting consists of 4 lectures and about 20 prizes award ceremony, the King of Sweden-Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia also presented this… Read More Close Encounter with the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences’ Annual Meeting