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Genetic Modification

Li Tan wearing white lab coat, in his lab, smiling

Li Tan (he/him)

Career Profiles

Molecular Lead

I coordinate the day-to-day operations in the DNA Extraction Lab.
Five people, each wearing a white lab coat, standing around a lab bench that has scientific equipment on it.

Li Tan (Video)

Career Profiles

Molecular Lead

I coordinate the day-to-day operations in the DNA Extraction Lab.
Derek So lit un livre

Derek So

Career Profiles

Ph.D. Candidate (Human Genetics)

I research and study the ethics of genetically modifying humans.
Tomatoes of different shapes, sizes and colours

Tomato Taxonomy

Backgrounders

A look at the taxonomic classification of the tomato plant and the origin, history and development of tomatoes.

Embryonic stem cells

Resources on Stem Cells

STEM Explained

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

Research in a genomics lab

Genomics Resources

STEM Explained

Resource page including articles and career profiles related to genomics.

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?

DNA "unzipping"

How can I obtain a sample of DNA?

Hands-on Activities

Be a biochemist! Learn how to extract DNA from an onion and find out what DNA looks like.

 An artist’s interpretation of gene editing technology

Genome Editing

STEM Explained

Medical biotechnology allows scientists to make changes to the genomes of living things. What are the pros and cons of having access to techniques like these?