Nobel Prize 2019

One of the most awaited events within various fields of science is the Nobel Prize ceremony which take place every year in the city of Stockholm. The Nobel Forum announces the Nobel Laureates every year in the fields of Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, Economics and Literature. The Nobel Peace Prize is announced and awarded … Continue reading “Nobel Prize 2019”

Third semester – KTH Royal Institute of Technology

We enter into the third semester after an exciting to our third institute – KTH Royal Institute of Technology. KTH has 5 different campus. KTH main campus As the name suggests it is the main campus, where the main library, most of the departments, administrative buildings and student union is located. Albanova campus is an … Continue reading “Third semester – KTH Royal Institute of Technology”

SU Course: Applied Programming for Life Sciences II

The Stockholm University follows a pattern of single full time courses, as opposed to Karolinska and KTH. However, this course for our masters programme is an exception. The Applied Programming for Life Sciences is the continuation of python programming course from the Karolinska Institute. The course instructor Lars Arvestad conducts the classes distributed throughout the … Continue reading “SU Course: Applied Programming for Life Sciences II”

SU Course: Methods in Molecular Life Sciences Part – 2

Today I will talk about the wet lab aspect of the Practicals of the methods course. 2. Lab Practicals The main aim of the lab exercise was to generate mutant strains of the Saccharomyces cerevisiae and look for the mutations in genes involved in Lysine production  pathway using Illumina sequencing. 1. Experimentation and Data generation … Continue reading “SU Course: Methods in Molecular Life Sciences Part – 2”

SU Course: Methods in Molecular Life Sciences Part-1

The next course in the Masters is of Methods in Molecular Life Sciences. This course is also a two part course like the Bioinformatics course. The two parts are : 1. Theory lectures 2. Lab practicals 1. Experimentation and data generation – Wet lab 2. Data analysis – Dry lab 1. Theory lectures There are … Continue reading “SU Course: Methods in Molecular Life Sciences Part-1”