All posts by Laura Tabellini

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

Molecular Signatures of Antibody-Mediated Rejection and Graft Outcome After Kidney Transplantation. Q&A with Dr. Dela Golshayan, M.D., Ph.D.

When Newsweek Magazine rates you the 9th best Hospital in the World, you know you are doing something remarkable!  Located in Lausanne, Switzerland, Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV) sits on Lake Geneva and is surrounded by snowcapped and picturesque Swiss mountain peaks....

/ August 31, 2020

All Things Grants. Q&A with a Grant Reviewer and two Grant Writers – Tips & Tricks for Success.

"An advice I would give to a beginner grant writer is to take the reviewer by hand, take him one step at the time in a logical fashion through that grant proposal." Dr. Thompson Grant writing is an integral part...

/ August 17, 2020

Excellence, Cooperation, and Passion Come Together to Serve the Scientific Community. Q&A with Dr. Peter O’Toole, Director of the Bioscience Technology Facility, University of York.

Dr. Peter O'Toole, Ph.D., is the director of the Bioscience Technology Facility at the University of York in England, where he established and still leads the Imaging and Cytometry Laboratory, one of the top bioscience technology facilities in Europe. His lab is an...

/ August 3, 2020