Attending a virtual conference will be something many scientist will experience during the corona crisis. Read Mirkas take on online symposia!
Orson Welles, the greatest film personality of all time said, ‘We’re born alone, we live alone, we die alone’. However, the talented and award winning British science writer Ed Yong does not seem to agree with Welles. He claims in his book ‘I contain multitudes: The Microbes within us and a grander view of life’, that Welles was mistaken. He says ‘Even when we are … Continue reading Microbes to erase bad memories??
How did you end up in Research? A question that we may all answer differently. Read about Nicoles alternative route by taking a voluntary year into science.
The insight we brought from “I, Scientist” Conference What makes us a scientist? Our job is a part of our identity, but not our whole essence. The “I, Scientist” 2019 Conference at Technical University of Berlin was an international meeting for scientists who talk about science—but also beyond it. The conference introduced issues that affect people working in science, as well as in other fields: … Continue reading Inequality Affects us All
Our immune system is working in fascinating ways. One could say in almost biblical dimensions. Learn how eosinophils protect our body in a David-and-Goliath story.
In March 2020, COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic. At that time, I was travelling. How I experienced the beginning of the pandemic on the other side of the globe, in Central America.
Katarzyna tells about her success story of achieving the Marie Skłodowska Curie Actions fellowship and explains the steps to take to get the grant yourself!
Fabian Gondorf from the LIMES group “Immunology and Environment” on the complex interplay of diet, microbiome, immune cells and organ health.
Finding balance and some relaxation during your PhD has been a reoccuring theme. Urban farming might be a way to unwind and create results to be proud of.
FASTGenomics is an online platform to analyze single-cell transcriptomic data. Read about the story behind the platform and the value of single-cell data analysis.