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My first post! Preparing to arrive

¡Hola! Here is Manuel writing my first post for you, leaving the previously written introduction aside. At this stage of the year you probably are at home and really excited about the idea of coming to Lund in a few months. For some of you it might be a very pleasant experience because you are already used to go out … Continue reading

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Greetings from your Biotech ambassador!

Tjena! My name is Manuel and I am the programme ambassador for the Master’s programme in Biotechnology at LTH. I will be posting information all academic year long about many, diverse topics related to student life at Lund and this programme. As this is my first post, I would like to shortly tell how I ended up in Lund. I … Continue reading

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Advanced course

For the past 10 weeks, I have been working with a research group at the Applied Microbiology division (TMB) at LTH. This was part of an Advanced course that you can choose for your studies and it brings 15 credits (ECTS). The project was very interesting and it has been a lot of fun working and researching in the lab … Continue reading

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Laboratory work

Hej! One of the things I really like about LTH and my programme is that the research going on is excellent and one can learn many new techniques and methods currently used. Some of the courses in the biotechnology programme include interesting laboratory work and the labs are well-equipped (picture below shows one of the student labs where lab exercises are … 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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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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