Do It Yourself genetics is an emerging field. Say what? Check the video below: There are extensive guides and kits that you can buy online that give you the tools to modify among other things bacteria. Cool, so what? Well, not everyone is excited. Freedom of information poses many questions, and the best way… Read More DIY genetics – or how I learned to stop worrying and love the DNA
“This is going to be painful, but at least I look fabulous!” – I said, wearing protection glasses and wielding a scalpel. I was getting ready for a long session of cutting bands from an agarose gel, something everyone who has ever done DNA sequencing is well familiar with. See how the gel looks like,… Read More Fab Lab
There is a classical scientific career path at KI: • Postdoc • Research associate (FoAss) • Senior Research fellow • Professor As Chrisi already wrote, here it is important to have the exactly right employment if you want to follow this career-path. However, there is also a parallel career-path. The teaching career path at KI:… Read More Career at KI — more info
A while back ago a former classmate of mine, who is also a PhD student at KI, was complaining on Facebook that her research wasn’t going forward. She had spent years on doing countless of experiments for a project that didn’t give any positive data. As you can imagine she felt much stress and frustration.… Read More Hey scientist! Just do the opposite and everything will be fine
Those who know me, know I’m some kind of a scientist; those who know me better, know I’m a geneticist; but those who know me best, know that I am, in fact, a movie geek. However, it is fair to say that I wouldn’t have one without the other – the truth is out there,… Read More Lights! Camera! Action!
Ok, here we go. This is my first post on KI researchers blog. So I was wondering how should I start? What is good starting post? And then inspiration came directly from KI. My friend Was helping with organization of special event in Stockholm lately. Mysterious name of that was “Sounds of the Unseen”. As… Read More Singing Worms – the Microscopic Opera