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Paolo Macchiarini couldn’t just be a simple, good scientist

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At the beginning, I followed Dr. Macchiarini misadventures with a distant, respectful eye. I intimately sympathised for a surgeon who traveled the world, who is framed by The Lancet as a great doctor, and who left Italy cursing out its corrupted academic system. Everything he…

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Job opportunity as “Educational Leader” at Karolinska

I am happy to re-post this job offer from the Center for Gender Medicine, a rising network of Karolinska Institutet that focus on the health and science that account for gender bias. Deadline is March 12th. Open position for Educational…

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How to get the Post-Doc of your dreams and survive to tell

I thought that sharing my experience during the search for a Post-Doc would be useful to some fellows. I promise myself I would tell my story. I realized I wanted to move on from my PhD’s topic during the last years of…

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Acknowledgments

The first conversation I remember I had with you, Gio, was at Chicago 75, when I said: “I am looking for a flat”, and you replied: “oh, I’m also looking for a flat”. Let’s look together! That was the beginning of…

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One Conference to Rule Them All: Why Nov2k is a Rising Star

UPDATE 6th Oct 2014: At this very Nov2k symposium, Dr Edvard Moser was one of the fantastic Keynote speakers. Today, one year later, Edvard Moser receives the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his discovery of the cells in the…

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Queerolinska brings “gay science” on stage

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The LGBTQ student association of Karolinska Institutet announces the first Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transsexual Science Symposium ever hosted in Stockholm. The appointment is for November 20, at Medicinska Föreningen, Nobels Väg 10, Solna Campus. Visa större karta Queerolinska is…

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Did KI Working Groups become more English-friendly?

Maybe not all the the 2.300 PhD students at Karolinska Institutet knows that they are officially represented by the Doctoral Student Association (DSA) of Medicinska Föreningen. This section has the legal mandate to represent doctoral students in front of KI, and…

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Karolinska Institutet has a new auditorium

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The project becomes a reality thanks to a donation done in 2007 from the family Erling-Persson of 350M SEK (about 40€ millions) to finance the contractions. The first brick was posed in September 2010. Three years later, the open ceremony….

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Karolinska at Pride Parade? Not a big deal…

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If it didn’t occurred to you yet, Karolinska Institute participated to Stockholm Pride Parade, on August 4th. At the Parade, hundreds of thousand people flooded into the heart of the city not only in support to the LGBTQ community, but also…

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KI Cancer Retreat – Open call for students oral presentations

The Bench to Bed group of Karolinska Institutet (an interdisciplinary group of inspiring people interested to create more meaningful research) is proud to announce that also this year will take part at KI Cancer Retreat on September 30th-October 1st. Conference organizers has explicitly…

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