CurioCity resources which align with the British Columbia Grade 9 Science Curriculum Content area on cells and reproduction.

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Science and business go hand in hand in many companies, like Amgen Canada, a biotechnology company.  Leann Sweeney started out in genetics in university and discovered the business side of science and switched the focused her career.

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I work with smart people get their genomic inventions, such as new medicines or new diagnostic tests, into use to make people healthier.

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Let’s Talk Science at UBC is hosting a one day high-school science symposium on the topic of Bio-Engineering filled with a keynote speaker, workshops and a question and answer panel. This event will take place on May 27th, 2016.

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Very easy to understand animation describes what synthetic biology is, how it works, and future potential. (3:24 min.)

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This video uses LEGO blocks as an analogy to explain how synthetic biology works using “biobricks”. Also explains how commonplace synthetic biology has become and looks at the pros and cons of this development. (4:23 min.)

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Our species’ capacity to adapt is unlike any other. Have you ever wondered what will become of humans?

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StemCellTalks (SCT) facilitates knowledge transfer between academia and high school students (grade 10-12) pertaining to the science and practical ethics of stem cells.

SCT in London will be held on April 21st, 2017.

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I have finished my undergraduate and masters in chemistry (MChem), finished my PhD in Biomedical Sciences and have done a Postdoc in the department of Biotechnology and Biomedicine, now on a second postdoc in marine natural products, next step is lecturer.

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Just like humans, who can be infected by viruses through sexual contact, bacteria are vulnerable to viral infection during conjugation, a process that is sometimes called “bacterial sex”.

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