Lindau Nobel Laureate meeting

I just heard that I have been selected to attend the 64th Lindau Nobel Laureate meeting in Physiology/Medicine. This annual meeting, which takes place in the South of Germany this summer, brings together Nobel Laureates and around 600 young researchers from 80 countries for a week of discussions, lectures and masterclasses. Topics such as the future of research in physiology, global health and medical care in developing countries will be discussed. Extra cool is that this year is the first time that there are more female than male young scientists invited to the meeting. I am very excited to have been selected for this unique meeting!

Software for (neuro)science

Since I started my PhD a few months ago, I have been thinking about the various bits of software I use for my research. I spend most of my days behind a computer – searching and reading papers, programming and analysing data. Although some pieces of software are widespread and easy to use when collaborating, there are a great many personal choices to make in computer languages and interfaces. So as a re-start to my new blog, here are some personal considerations and bits of computer goodness I tend to use.Continue reading “Software for (neuro)science”