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Pathogens

Manpreet Kaur dans son laboratoire

Manpreet Kaur (She/Her)

Postdoctoral Fellow

I work on research projects to discover drugs to treat infectious diseases.
Marianne Torres-Heckford in laboratory

Marianne Torres-Heckford

Microbiology Technologist

I provide technical assistance to the University of Winnipeg Biology Department teaching and research labs.
Photo de Rosadelle Tirados à son bureau

Rosadelle Tirados

Biomedical Scientist

Rosadelle Tirados is a Biomedical Scientist for the National Health Service.
man sick with the flu

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.

Finger with a drop of blood

The Immune Response

When you cut your finger, your immune system kicks in to protect you from pathogens.

An artist’s rendition of a bacteriophage

Phages vs. Antibiotics

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

monster about to sneeze

How does snot work?

Make some fake snot and explore the function of mucus in this fun activity.

Linda Jewell | Chercheuse scientifique en phytopathologie

Linda Jewell

Research Scientist in Plant Pathology

Linda Jewell is a Research Scientist in Plant Pathology at St. John’s Research and Development Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada.