Author Archives: Uthra

White Easter? :P

This year Easter seems very peculiar with such cold weather outside. I vividly remember enjoying in lovely sunshine last year. However, to everybody’s surprise, it is snowing at this time of the year! We are having a white Easter instead of white Christmas I suppose. Snow in April, makes me go crazy! As everybody resumes to work after nice Easter … Continue reading

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My master thesis~~

As a biotechnologist, we always have many options and opportunities ahead. Be it any research area, we can apply our knowledge and prove our mettle. With such wide options ahead, I chose molecular biology related science to pursue my master thesis. I am currently working with yeasts, to elucidate the factors responsible for divergent non-coding transcription. It has so far been amazing, … Continue reading

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Master thesis -what are the options ahead? and some basic tips..

Master thesis! What is the buzz all about?? Everybody says thesis very important as it is a great opportunity to begin our career. Especially in the field of life science, like biotechnology, it is definitely crucial to choose a thesis that can pave way for a candidate to get job in a company or acquire a PhD. Here are some points … Continue reading

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Snow in Lund ^_^

At the beginning of this week, I heard from my friends that it is snowing everywhere in Sweden except Lund (Skåne). We really wished it snowed here as well. The temperature real feel was almost -6 degree Celsius and the wind made it feel really cold. Yesterday night did we see the lovely flakes kissing the earth and overnight, it just snowed … Continue reading

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HoMe ExAm..!

I had a course this study period called Protein Engineering. It was indeed a very interesting course about how we can manipulate a protein to get desired properties. I thoroughly enjoyed the course and the lab sessions. And finally, now at the end of this course, we have a home exam. I was enthralled by the concept of it because I have … Continue reading

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Colours of Fall~

Last two weeks were kind of strenuous with a lot of report submission and group works to be done. Amidst this chaos, when I went out biking around Lund, I felt very cheerful and happy to see the colours of Autumn! Autumn is known to symbolize maturity and wisdom. It marks the Joy before nature enters into slumber in coming months. … Continue reading

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Kanelbullens dag (Cinnamon buns day)~

Today, Oct 4 is celebrated in Sweden as Kanelbullens dag. You might wonder why celebrate a cinnamon bun day!?! I had the same question until my Swedish friend explained its significance. Kanelbullens dag is being celebrated on Oct 4th every year since 1999. It is said to be initiated by a baker (promoting yeast, flour, sugar and margarine manufacturing in olden … Continue reading

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Lund Kulturnatten

Kulturnatten is a unique culture festival held in many cities and the Lund city festival (Kulturnatten i Lund) was on September 17 and 18th. The stages were put up in the main city squares and there were some great performance by famous bands. The amazing concerts, dance programs were so entertaining and I thoroughly enjoyed the Culture night. There were small … Continue reading

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Meetings and Greetings :)

I have been busy the last two weeks of August, the two main reasons are – i) doing my summer lab report and ii) arrival of students. The latter is more interesting, of course 😉 Being an international mentor as well as a programme ambassador, I got to meet a looott of new students. They remind me of myself during my … Continue reading

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Seasons of Sweden~ beautiful yet unpredictable

Most of the people would agree with the fact that you can witness the best of all the seasons in Sweden. It is certainly amazing to enjoy the beautiful spring, joyful summer, amazing autumn and wonderful winter with snow. You can dwell into the cradle of nature and make your soul happy 🙂 But wait..! this year, there was not much … Continue reading

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