Labtimes 05/2007 - Table of Content

HumourPaul the Postdoc6
NewsFirst female ESF head / Nordic EMBO partnership / Mathematics of molar formation6
OpinionObservations of The Owl (8): Paper Diarrhoea14
AnalysisInterview with Gottfried Schatz16
Humour Incredible Science (8): Likeable Germs21
AnalysisMicrobial systematics22
AnalysisCareer strategies for young European scientists (VIII)/National programmes open to anyone: The German perspective26
HumourOne fine day in the lab (5): Publish or perish31
Journal ClubDublin/Ireland Cyclodextrines as prion disease inhibitors32
Journal ClubKrakòw/Poland Epistatic effects of gene deletions34
Journal ClubTurin/Italy Theoretical modelling of neuronal memory formation36
Publication StatisticsPathology in Europe38
Publication StatisticsDon’t be misled by citation figures! (8): Names are nothing but words41
BiobizInterview: Virus researcher Stephan Guenther (Hamburg, Germany) on highly hazardous organisms42
BiobizClose-up: Production of drugs in Poland/Bioton (Warsaw) a pharmaceutical company/Outline of Polish biotech companies44
BiobizBiotechnology in Poland: Good logistics raise hope47
ProductsProduct Survey: DNA/RNA isolation: Spoilt for choice50
ProductsNew products59
MethodsBench philosophy (9): Presenting posters60
MethodsTips and tricks of the trade: Fast lane to microarray probes62
BooksLife in the Cerrado. By Gerhard Gottsberger and Ilse Silberbauer-Gottsberger63
HumourCartoon: Superdoc (2)70