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Letting go

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

 

Slacking off

Posted on 3 November 2014 by Florian Siebzehnrubl

Apparently when I dropped the keyboard after all the grant writing and picked up the pipette to do some actual lab work, I needed a bit of a hiatus from writing […]

There’s always another deadline…

Posted on 21 October 2014 by Florian Siebzehnrubl

Because I haven't done anything but writing grants since I arrived at the ECSCRI (at least that's what it feels like; I did do loads of other things, just not the […]

Reductio ad absurdum

Posted on 14 October 2014 by Florian Siebzehnrubl

I just can't stop circling around the idea of reductionism. Perhaps because this philosophy is so central to all of modern science (and by 'science' I'm mostly referring to the […]

Lots of new toys and another word on the title

Posted on 8 October 2014 by Florian Siebzehnrubl

Today, for the first time since starting in my new position, I have done something which actually feels a little bit like science. Not really an experiment, that would be far […]

A new beginning and a word on the title

Posted on 2 October 2014 by Florian Siebzehnrubl

Finally! I took me only 3 months since I’ve started here to begin writing this blog, a task (not really a task, more fun, maybe a venture?) that I wanted […]