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Marianne Torres-Heckford

Marianne Torres-Heckford

Job Title
Microbiology Technologist
I provide technical assistance to the University of Winnipeg Biology Department teaching and research labs.
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Marianne Torres-Heckford

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Summer Symposium Series: Health Sciences Career Resources

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9 10 11 12
A career in the health sciences would let you help people directly in a very 'hands-on' way!
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Summer Symposium Series: Health Sciences Career Resources

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Resources on Immunology

Resource page including articles and career profiles related to immunology.
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Resources on Immunology

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Jessica Lam

Job Title
Lab Manager (Infectious Disease Research)
Jessica Lam is a Lab Manager (Infectious Disease Research) at the University of Toronto.
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Jessica Lam

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Rosadelle Tirados

Job Title
Biomedical Scientist
Rosadelle Tirados is a Biomedical Scientist for the National Health Service.
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Rosadelle Tirados

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

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Phages vs. Antibiotics

Many doctors prescribe antibiotics to cure infections. But should they be prescribing viruses instead?
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Phages vs. Antibiotics

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The Surprising Reason You Feel Awful When You're Sick

Viruses can make you feel awful! This article explains how feeling bad might be your immune system’s way of helping you heal.
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The Surprising Reason You Feel Awful When You're Sick

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How can chemistry help you take care of your teeth?

What are your teeth made up of? What chemistry is at work in your mouth? Why do some people get cavities even if they brush regularly?
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How can chemistry help you take care of your teeth?

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Is Vaping Safer Than Smoking?

Learn how e-cigarettes and other vaping products work, and why scientists and health professionals have concerns about their safety.
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Is Vaping Safer Than Smoking?

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Are Microbes Your Friend or Foe?

Microbes are everywhere, even in your digestive tract. Some of these microbes are helpful, and some aren’t.
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Are Microbes Your Friend or Foe?