Month: September 2020

From an Egyptian Papyrus to the Hallmarks of Cancer: A Journey through the Development of Knowledge in Oncology Research

The word "cancer" was used for the first time in ancient Greece by Hippocrates, often termed the Father of Medicine for his contributions to modern medical practice. Even prior to its naming, descriptions of human cancer can be traced back...

/ September 29, 2020

Serotonin, Gut-Brain-Microbiome Axis and an Inspired Young Scientist. How a Core Facility is Born. Q&A with Prof. Beate Niesler, Institute of Human Genetics, University of Heidelberg, Germany.

Imagine you are setting up for an interview with a prominent professor at the University of Heidelberg in Germany, in which you will focus on how a scientific interest triggered the need for new technology, and how acquiring that technology...

/ September 14, 2020