Science Videos

George Chaconas, a biochemical, molecular biology and infectious disease researcher at the University of Calgary, explains Lyme disease.


This video from University of Toronto researcher Tara Moriarty shows Borrelia burgdorferi in the final stage of escaping from a blood vessel in a live mouse.


University of Manitoba tick researcher Kateryn Rochon demonstrates the proper way to remove an attached tick from your skin.


This CBC video from May 1989 warns of infected ticks in Long Point and Point Pelee, ON is one of the first news reports about Lyme disease in Canada.


Video by Mount Allison University researchers shows how to detect Borrelia burgdorferi in ticks using nested PCR.


Video by Dr. Devender Kumar of the University of Calgary shows Borrelia burgdorferi interacting with blood vessels walls in host mouse.


George Chaconas, a biochemical, molecular biology and infectious disease researcher at the University of Calgary explains the replication of linear plasmids in bacteria such as Borrelia burgdorferi.