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Unit 2: Reproduction and Development

Christopher Wynder

Dr. Christopher Wynder

Director, Product Marketing

Dr. Christopher Wynder is the Director of Product Marketing for OpenText
Working at laptop with stethoscope on desk

Summer Symposium Series: Health Sciences Career Resources


A career in the health sciences would let you help people directly in a very 'hands-on' way!

Embryonic stem cells

Resources on Stem Cells

STEM Explained

Resource page including articles and career profiles related to stem cells.

Timothy Burkhart

Query a Career Profile


Students will explore career profiles and relate them to what they are learning in science class.

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.

icon of embryo in hands

What if You Could Choose Your Baby?

STEM Explained

Many people have had children using assisted reproductive technologies. But some of these medical biotech techniques can raise some ethical issues.

Cartoon mammoth

Should Scientists Clone Extinct Species?

STEM Explained

Cloning makes it possible to bring extinct species back to life. But is that a good idea?

Down Syndrome karyotype

Meiosis Mistakes

STEM Explained

Errors during meiosis can alter the number of chromosomes in cells and lead to genetic disorders.

A 3D-rendered illustration of stem cells

My Stem Cell Donation Story

STEM Explained

In April 2016, Let’s Talk Science volunteer Daniel Tarade donated stem cells to help a person who needed a stem cell transplant to survive. Learn what stem cells are, how and why people donate, and what Daniel’s experience was like.

heavy metal band

A Taste of Heavy Metal

STEM Explained

Heavy metal is a term for some toxic chemical elements. They can cause problems like bioaccumulation, but are useful in nuclear medicine and medical imaging.

Ryan Conder | Scientifique principal, STEMCELL Technologies

Ryan Conder

Career Profiles

Senior Scientist

Ryan Conder is a Senior Scientist at STEMCELL Technologies.
Andy Kokaji | Directeur associé de Immunologie, STEMCELL Technologies

Andy Kokaji

Career Profiles

Associate Director of Immunology

Andy Kokaji is an associate director of immunology at STEMCELL Technologies.
Michael Hiatt | Scientifique, STEMCELL Technologies

Michael Hiatt

Career Profiles


Michael Hiatt is a Scientist at STEMCELL Technologies.