Escape from the lab: Tatiana’s internship in marketing for Life Sciences

Interview with Tatiana Alvarez Giovannucci by Ana Amaral Tatiana has been a PhD student at KI for 5 years now.  Last year she took part of the Doctoral course Career Skills for Scientists, where people with a science background share their different career paths with PhD students. This happens once a week for one afternoon… Read More Escape from the lab: Tatiana’s internship in marketing for Life Sciences

What’s the point of studying the brain and genes when it comes to psychiatric disorder?

So admittedly, I’m not going to get even close to answering this in a blog post, but I recently came across one (of many) really good answers to this question, by Thomas R. Insel in JAMA Psychiatry. JAMA Network | JAMA | Mental Disorders in Childhood: Shifting the Focus From Behavioral Symptoms to Neurodevelopmental Trajectories… Read More What’s the point of studying the brain and genes when it comes to psychiatric disorder?

My big revelation: the importance of extracurricular activities and its amazing consequences

For many students extracurricular activities are something that is as important as their studies. Many find it natural to take part in activities or events (not hobbies) that are related to school but not necessarily directly related to their studies.  In my case, I unfortunately have to admit that during my entire undergrad period as… Read More My big revelation: the importance of extracurricular activities and its amazing consequences