Learn from Nóra Balzers experiences during her PhD coming from a bioinformatician background and starts working in the wet lab!
This article sums up a small online survey that was conducted to show how we deal with shifting everything to online during and what we can learn from it to improve upcoming online meetings and scientific networking. 54 persons participated and gave interesting insights into their current situation.
While in the 80’s and early 90’s, an HIV infection meant a death sentence for many infected people, today HIV-infected individuals can live a normal life thanks to antiretroviral therapy . The combination of three different drugs (which might be all in one pill) blocks the replication of the virus to such a low level, that it becomes undetectable in the blood. The easiest explanation … Continue reading Living with HIV – Undetectable = Untransmittable
PhD life is stressful. Fatherhood is difficult. Now add a global pandemic on top and you will imagine what Emad is going through. Although every hardship has its rewards and a loving family sure helps you through it!
In the last part of our series “pandemic pain – personal insights” we talked to a scientists and a medicals student about their experiences.
The next federal election in Germany takes place on the 26th of September. While the public discussion is mainly dealing with the political parties’ opinions on the climate crisis, economy, and national safety, I think that their stand on scientific research is missing. It is clear that all political parties want to encourage scientific research on topics like energy production, agriculture, mobility and AI, but … Continue reading How might the next election change science? – An overview of the ideas for scientific research that German political parties aim at
The year 2020 was mainly marked by one event – the COVID-19 pandemic. COVID-19 became one of the most important words in our everyday language and somehow it affected all of us. At the beginning of the pandemic, many people were not aware of how much their life will change due to COVID-19 pandemic. In this little series, we asked six different people about their … Continue reading How did COVID-19 pandemic change our life?
Join Yi Pan on his research journey from China to Germany and eventually, Austria – steadily flowing and building is path, just like a river.
What do you think about a virus……..? If I were to ask random people in the city what they think about a virus, I believe most people would have a negative perception about it, some would just accept viruses as being part of nature and probably no one would have anything positive to say about a virus unless he/she is a virologist! In the current … Continue reading A virus, an Evil killer or a Hidden Gem?
First part of our series, “pandemic pain – personal insights”, where we ask 6 people about their personal experiences during the first lockdown.