Personal Genetics Education Project

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Back to school mini-lesson for teachers – NFL and genetic tests at the ...

DNA tests at a National Football League game? In September of 2017, genetic testing and biobanking company Orig3n partnered with the National Football League’s Baltimore Ravens to offer free genetic testing to 55,000 fans at a stadium. Ahead of the … Continue reading

Gene editing and frontiers in genetic technologies: Download our information ...

As part of our Congressional briefing, Gene editing and frontiers in genetic technologies: Innovations, impacts, and implications,” we created an overview of the of the emerging technologies our panelists – Diana Bianchi, George Church and Jennifer Doudna – will address in their remarks. … Continue reading

What is a gene drive?

A gene drive is a genetic engineering technique that efficiently “drives” an introduced DNA sequence to become inherited by all its offspring.  There is great interest in gene drives with the advent of CRISPR technologies, which simplify some of the technical aspects … Continue reading

“No Longer Rocket Science: Helping Consumers Understand Genetic Info...

pgEd’s Director and Founder, Dr. Ting Wu, shares her thoughts about her motivation for founding pgEd, her reasons for committing her intellectual and financial resources to the project, and her vision of where genetics education is headed in an interview … Continue reading

Welcoming our new Teacher Advisory Council

pgEd is thrilled to be working with our newly formed Teacher Advisory Council as we expand our interdisciplinary efforts, reach an ever-growing number of educators across the world, and continue to develop classroom-ready, high quality curricula.  Teachers have always been … Continue reading

pgEd’s upcoming Congressional briefing – Fall 2015

pgEd is pleased to announce another Congressional briefing is in the planning stages, set for November 17th, 2015 in Washington DC. Our agenda will include a discussion of the emerging technologies related to CRISPR Cas 9 and genome editing, with … Continue reading

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