Personal Genetics Education Project

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Introducing pgEd Snapshots, a new digital resource for teachers!

With many classrooms moving online, the pgEd team is creating bite-sized learning modules that we hope will be helpful for teachers operating in distance-learning mode. These modules, which we are calling “Snapshots,” are adapted from our existing lesson plans and can be posted as an assignment for virtual classrooms. We’re happy to share our first […]

Farewell to Johnny!

pgEd is starting a new tradition to highlight the members of our team and their contributions, as they move on to new adventures. Please join pgEd in saying a fond farewell to our dear colleague and friend, Dr. Johnny Kung, who has taken a position in Toronto to embark on the next phase of his […]

pgEd at CRISPRcon: Conversations on Science, Society, and the Future of Gene ...

pgEd had the pleasure of partnering with Keystone to develop the program for the 2018 CRISPRcon, which took place in Boston on June 4-5. The meeting took a multifaceted look at the topic of ‘gene editing’: from the various applications and recent technological developments to their impact on communities, societies, and cultures across the world. […]

pgEd awarded grant from DuPont to support new community-centered initiative

pgEd is grateful to DuPont for their contribution of $25,000 to support pgEd’s launch of an outpost in Fields Corner (the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston) in September. This new community-centered initiative is being headed up by Fabienne Mondesir (Director of Community Engagement), a veteran teacher from the Boston Public Schools who first came to pgEd […]

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