Professor of Virology and Immunology
Learn about viruses, vaccines and why the new COVID-19 vaccines are innovative.
Learn how vaccines are developed, how they work and how some scientists in Canada are researching vaccines for COVID-19.
What is herd immunity and how does it protect some of the most vulnerable people in our communities?
Learn about the history of vaccines and how vaccines trigger an immune response that keep us from getting some dangerous diseases.
Learn about organ transplantation - what it is, how it can save lives, how your immune system responds, and how the matching process works.
An inflammatory response is your body’s attempt to fight invaders. Learn how your body springs into action when attacked!
Why does drinking too much alcohol make people feel so bad? Read about four theories.
When a person has cancer, CAR-T Therapy uses their own cells to destroy the cancer cells in their body.
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.