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Marianne Torres-Heckford

Marianne Torres-Heckford

Job Title
Microbiology Technologist
I provide technical assistance to the University of Winnipeg Biology Department teaching and research labs.
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Marianne Torres-Heckford

Photo de Rosadelle Tirados à son bureau

Rosadelle Tirados

Job Title
Biomedical Scientist
Rosadelle Tirados is a Biomedical Scientist for the National Health Service.
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Rosadelle Tirados

An artist’s rendition of a bacteriophage

Phages vs. Antibiotics

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

Finger with a drop of blood

The Immune Response

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

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.
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The Surprising Reason You Feel Awful When You're Sick

monster about to sneeze

How does snot work?

Make some fake snot and explore the function of mucus in this fun activity.
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How does snot work?

Linda Jewell | Chercheuse scientifique en phytopathologie

Linda Jewell

Job Title
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.
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Linda Jewell