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Parenting in science – an interview with professor and mother Eva Kiermaier

Continuing with our series about Family And Science we interviewed Prof. Eva Kiermaier who recently gave birth to her second child. She started as a junior group leader at the Life and Medical Sciences (LIMES) Institute in Bonn and became professor in June 2018. Previously, she pursued her postdoc in the lab of Michael Sixt at the Institute of Science and Technology (IST) in Austria. … Continue reading Parenting in science – an interview with professor and mother Eva Kiermaier »

Talking to the bigwigs: from TLRs to microbiota, precision medicine and the love to do research

Networking and exchanging ideas is undoubtedly one of the major reasons for attending a conference. And yet, many PhD students (including us) are often shy about approaching the leaders and visionaries of our research field. This year, we decided to change our behavior: we challenged ourselves to finally start conversations with some invited speakers. The conference “Molecular Mechanisms of Inflammation” in Trondheim was ideal for … Continue reading Talking to the bigwigs: from TLRs to microbiota, precision medicine and the love to do research »