Cell Biology

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Andy Kokaji | Directeur associé de Immunologie, STEMCELL Technologies

Andy Kokaji

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Associate Director of Immunology
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Andy Kokaji

Michael Hiatt | Scientifique, STEMCELL Technologies

Michael Hiatt

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Scientist
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Michael Hiatt

Embryonic stem cells

Resources on Stem Cells

Resource page including articles and career profiles related to stem cells.
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Resources on Stem Cells

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Helping Patients through Drug Discovery

Learn how researchers from Amgen are developing new drugs for cancer.
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Helping Patients through Drug Discovery

Kofi Adasi | Chargé de cours en biologie

Kofi Adasi

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Biology Lecturer
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Kofi Adasi

Mitosis of kidney cells © Ian P Newton & Paul L Appleton [CC BY-SA 4.0], Wikimedia Commons

What is Mitosis?

Mitosis is an important part of cell division that helps organisms grow and repair themselves.
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What is Mitosis?

Assortment of the bacteria Escherichia coli

Introduction to Bacteria

What exactly are bacteria? What types of bacteria are there? And are they really as bad as people think they are?
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Introduction to Bacteria

Lacks historical marker in Clover, Virginia

Why is Henrietta Lacks Important?

When the cells of Henrietta Lacks were collected by medical researchers after her death in 1951, it changed the future of medicine.
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Why is Henrietta Lacks Important?

T cells and cancer cells - Image © Meletios Verras, iStockPhoto.com

Can Your Own Cells Cure Cancer?

When a person has cancer, CAR-T Therapy uses their own cells to destroy the cancer cells in their body.
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Can Your Own Cells Cure Cancer?

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The Immune Response

When you cut your finger, your immune system kicks in to protect you from pathogens.
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The Immune Response

Former Canadian astronaut Robert Thirsk enjoys cycling on board the ISS

Spaceflight and Bone Loss

Astronauts can experience bone loss in space. To understand why, you need to know a bit about how bones are formed and maintained in your body.
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Spaceflight and Bone Loss

Damage to DNA

Radiation Effects on Cells & DNA

This backgrounder explains the effects of radiation on cells and DNA.
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Radiation Effects on Cells & DNA

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DNA Extraction

Learn the basics of how DNA can be extracted from cells.
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DNA Extraction

Hand with screwdriver “repairing” DNA

DNA Damage and Repair

This backgrounder explains the different ways that cells repair damage to DNA.
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DNA Damage and Repair