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For the benefit of both: a bacterial toxin spares the host from death

The latest effort from my former PhD supervisor Teresa Frisan, from the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, was published today April 7th in PLoS Pathogen. And it rocks! On my records, the first experiment towards this manuscript began in summer 2012. I was in…

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The Crick Staff Forum: mode ON

Today I have learned two very important things: “The Wellcome Trust” is named after a person and not a noun (god bless my poor foreign grammar); and a company that wants to discharge 100 employees has 45 days to get its head around it….

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‘Access to clinical trials data must be the norm’

Dear Friends The Institute of Medicine has just said that clinical trial data sharing should become the norm This institute is a highly respected voice on medical issues in the US and its new report sets a high bar for…

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FameLab: the Italian Final – preview

And here I am again: at the final of FameLab Italy! But this year I will have the privilege to sit on a very special chair: as judger. Tonight I’ll have the duty to elect the third Italian Champion of…

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Karolinska Institutet has a new auditorium

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 supports Anders Hamsten as next President

Today the “University Board” agreed to nominate Anders Hamsten as next President of KI. The proposal will now be submitted to the Swedish government, which will announce its decision in November.

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Prof. Anders Hamsten will become the new rector of Karolinska

Professor Anders Hamsten from the department of Medicine in Karolinska (Solna Campus) has been proposed by the Hearing Assembly of KI as new Rector of the Institute starting from January 2013. The KI Senate will express its opinion in October…

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Prepare yourself

I’m ready!

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PhD the Movie @ Karolinska. Update

Long ago, me and a bunch of students from Karolinska Institutet organized the projection of the geek-world well-known film: PhD the Movie. This movie has been going in the Institutet and Universities all over the world, and made its creator,…

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Write like a scientist, bloodyhell!

“You don’t write as a scientist. You can use that language for many other interesting thinks, like poetry”. Whit these words my PhD advisor dismissed my great efforts to make my English expressions in my scientific-writing comprehensive and complete. Epic Fail,…

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