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Jennifer Ose

A Day in the Life: “I am part of an orchestra of scientists”

Based in the United States, Jennifer Ose talks about balancing a busy life as a cancer epidemiologist, an assistant professor and a parent every...
Julie Constanzo

A Day in the Life: “In vivo experiments… the most exciting part of my...

Radiation physicist-turned-radiobiologist Julie Constanzo takes us through a typical day working in a radioactive environment in a bid to better explain dose-response problems. 24 September...

A Day in the Life: 6 Cancer Researchers in 6 Different Countries

24 September is World Cancer Research Day, which raises awareness of the important and lifesaving work done by researchers. As part of this the...
Uwe Karsten

A Day in the Life: “Do good experiments, and don’t worry about the rest”

Uwe Karsten reflects back on a career spanning over 40 years, and uses his experiences to give advice to researchers who are still early...
Anna Jaeschke

A Day in the Life: “Moving into the third dimension”

Australian-based German researcher Anna Jaeschke writes about the world of 3D models in cancer research, and her contribution to the jigsaw puzzle that is...

A Day in the Life: “The world economic crisis really affects research in Malaysia”

Malaysian-based researcher Nur Syamimi Ariffin talks about her pride and motivations in cancer research, despite the challenges she faces, both in terms of funding...

A Day in the Life: Information overload and pressure on scientists

Penny Jeggo once gave a career talk at an EACR meeting about the increasing information overload and pressure on scientists. She was surprised by...
Karin Moelling

A Day in the Life: A career-defining monoclonal antibody

Karin Moelling writes about a career-defining day in 1980, when "like a flash of lightning" she realised her team had obtained a "universal" monoclonal...
Sriganesh Srihari

A Day in the Life: “Learn from cancer cells – adapt, adapt, adapt!”

Sriganesh Srihari provides an insight into the world of AI and bioinformatics in cancer research, and how he learned that "if you feel it...

Mental health in the lab: “The person next to you might be struggling”

by Caitriona Tyndall According to the NHS 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience mental health problems each year. Mental health is stigmatised...

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