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Letting go

Posted on 18 March 2015 by Florian Siebzehnrubl

One of the hardest things I find of becoming an office scientist (in contrast to a lab scientist) is that I have to give up the reins a little bit, take a step back, and let the young talent do the work. Which, at first, feels very weird, as one finds oneself frequently going to
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Posted on 19 January 2015 by Florian Siebzehnrubl

The new year is upon us, and we’re safely past the time where everyone expects you to have resolutions, so it is about time for another entry. There has been some reshuffling in the lab, with large (and expensive) equipment being moved around, mostly in order to generate additional space for new groups that will
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Looking back

Posted on 15 December 2014 by Florian Siebzehnrubl

One of the favourite pastimes during the month of December is reflecting on anything that happened during the previous 12 months. I thought I’d join the fun and give my personal perspective on the whirlwind of change that was 2014. My relocation to Cardiff really started already in November 2013, when I interviewed for the
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Cancer Stem Cell Symposium @ QMUL

Posted on 18 November 2014 by Florian Siebzehnrubl

Meeting report: I’ve just been to the 9th Cancer Stem Cell Symposium hosted by the Blizzard Institute at Queen Mary University of London. Despite being a short and small conference, it was a very good one. I guess the number of researchers active in the cancer stem cell field is not too large in the
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