The Magazine for the University of Toronto Department of Immunology
Author: Noelle Yee
Noelle is a Master’s student studying host-microbiome interactions in the transplanted lung in the Department of Immunology at the University of Toronto. Interests outside of the lab include fitness, food, and travel.
Vectors are organisms that transmit pathogens from one host to another, spreading viruses, bacteria and parasites that cause human illness. Annually, vector-borne infections are responsible for over 700,000 deaths, with...
The World Health Organization (WHO) cites climate change as “the greatest threat to global health in the 21st century.” Direct effects include respiratory complications from increasing allergens and air pollution,...
Since its establishment in 1958, the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has been on the forefront of space exploration. Spaceflight programs launched mankind into frontiers previously unknown...
VR has already changed the world in every way, from medical training to how we view entertainment. As education moves online with the pandemic, how will VR change the classroom? Click the link below to find out! 🕹
One of few positive outcomes from this pandemic was the advent of mRNA vaccines. And with a rise in funding for this research, scientists can continue to improve this technology. Check out this article by @pu_annie to learn everything you need to know!
Have you ever stopped to consider the obstacles and barriers faced by LGBTQ+ scientists? Take a minute to walk in someone else’s shoes, and read this insightful new article by Anthony Wong!