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Unit D: Human Systems

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Daniel Meister

Career Profiles

Master's Student, Kinesiology

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Discovering Drugs with the Help of Machine Learning


Learn how machine learning is being used in protein drug discovery.

PET-ase bacteria

Plastic-Eating Bacteria: Nature's Recyclers


Learn how bacteria can help solve the world’s plastic problem.

Luke Humphries

Luke Humphries

Career Profiles

Director, Process Development

I lead teams of scientists to discover and develop the best ways of making drug molecules for clinical trials.
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Using Plants to Make Medicines


Learn how plants can be used to make vaccines.

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How Likely Is It?


Learn about probability, a branch of mathematics that helps us predict if something might happen.

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Let's Talk Misinformation: Resources


Discover a set of resources to get you thinking about misinformation and its spread in advance of the symposium Let's Talk Misinformation.

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Marcia Anderson (she/her)

Career Profiles

Physician and Vice-Dean Indigenous Health, Social Justice and Anti-Racism

I am a medical doctor and I work to help create culturally safe healthcare that is free of racism.
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Jasmin Chahal

Career Profiles

Assistant Professor

I teach in the Department of Microbiology & Immunology at McGill University.
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Medicine and Science: Resources


Discover a set of resources designed to get you thinking about the intersection of medicine and science.

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Go for the Gold with STEM

STEM Explained

Learn about how STEM powers the Winter Olympics.

Rod Russell

Dr. Rod Russell

Professor of Virology and Immunology

I run a research lab where we study viruses and how they cause disease.
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Arinjay Banerjee (he/him)

Research Scientist and Principal Investigator

I am a scientist and I study how viruses evolve and interact with our immune system.
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Just Breathe: Lungs and Asthma


Learn about asthma and what scientists are doing to study it.

Medical equipment used to check homeostasis

Introduction to Homeostasis and Regulation


Learn about homeostasis and how the body regulates temperature, blood pressure, blood pH and blood sugar.