Programme overview - Doctoral programme in metabolism and endocrinology

The MetEndo doctoral program at KI is comprised of ~15 research groups from different departments with related research areas. The program was constituted by the Board of Doctoral Education, which also is the main financier. MetEndo program activities include doctoral courses, workshops, seminars, open lectures, annual symposia and poster exhibitions.

Mission

The program is designed to prepare doctoral students to develop and execute creative research by providing the foundational knowledge for solving complex problems within the fields of endocrinology and metabolism.

The program combines rigorous interdisciplinary coursework and laboratory training that utilizes cutting-edge technology to answer biologically important questions. The programme curriculum is designed to develop independent thinking, skills in oral and written presentation, proficiency of data analysis, and dissemination of scientific research through participation at institutional symposia and attendance at international congresses.

Within the MetEndo doctoral program, students have the opportunity to engage in a stimulating and interactive environment of world-class research, optimized for scientific collaboration and learning.

Target group

The MetEndo doctoral program targets doctoral students at the Karolinska Institutet who possess an interest in the fields of metabolism and endocrinology.

Contact

Programme coordinator

Jurga Laurencikiene

Phone: +46-(0)8-585 839 21
E-mail: Jurga.Laurencikiene@ki.se

Programme coordinator

Marie Björnholm

Phone: +46-(0)8-524 875 12
E-mail: Marie.Bjornholm@ki.se

Head of programme

Ulrika Widegren

Phone: +46-(0)8-524 867 47
E-mail: Ulrika.Widegren@ki.se

Doctoral programmesEndocrinologyMetabolism