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Fahrenheit 99 is...

A collection of community outreach initiatives that are overseen by McGill University's Department of Microbiology and Immunology. Our mission is to encourage interests in fields of science that involve the systematic study of living organisms, i.e.
the life sciences.

  • Harry Houdini: magician extraordinaire or renowned scientist?
  • Bacteria: making us sick or keeping us healthy?
  •  Inflammation: friend or foe?

Through the Y podcast we investigate curiosities of science and discovery.

Through HyLa we delve into collisions between ethics, law, and science. Face to face with high school students, we explore and discuss the amazing story of Henrietta Lacks; the first human to have an "immortal life".