An odyssey to paradise

You are running late in the middle of the night with an important validation experiment and an incubator is breaking down when you learn that your passport is expired. The plan was to fly to Israel the next day. That was how my trip to the Weizmann Institute of Science began.

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#30tage30gedichte

Im September hatte ich auf meinem Instagram-Account eine Challenge gestartet: Jeden Tag 1 neues Foto samt Gedicht, beides natürlich selbstgemacht. Hier habe ich jetzt nochmals alle Gedichte gelistet. Welches gefällt euch am besten?

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SBMC 2016 Munich – 6th Conference on Systems Biology of Mammalian Cells

From April 6th to April 8th 2016, the 6th Conference on Systems Biology of Mammalian Cells (#SBMC2016) took place at Klinikum rechts der Isar in Munich, Germany. While you can find the official program on the conference’s webpage, I here picked some of my favorite topics, summarize them and refer to the relevant resources. Bottom line is: Biology is not enough…

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Not all models are useful

Comment on the Leading Edge Primer “Physical and Mathematical Modeling in Experimental Papers” by Wolfram Möbius and Liedewij Laan in Cell from December, 17th, 2015.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cell.2015.12.006

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Everything is illuminated by the sweetest BOYs

The concert started with a serious plea by Martin Gallop. He said that even in these times of darkness, referring to the #ParisAttacks, light will break through from our bright smiles and from our chanting voices. Continue reading Everything is illuminated by the sweetest BOYs