Personal Genetics Education Project

pgEd is Education Partner for New PBS Documentary

pgEd is excited to be partnering with WETA to produce educational materials to complement the upcoming Ken Burns and Barak Goodman documentary, “The Gene: An Intimate History” based on a book with the same title by Siddhartha Mukherjee. The two-part, four-hour film, which traces the history of genetic science from the earliest theories of inheritance […]

Sign up for our very first Online Workshop!

On Tuesday, March 31 at 4:00 pm EDT pgEd will host our very first virtual workshop, focused on our new lesson – “Engineering the World Around Us: Genome Editing and the Environment”. Sign up here: Join us as we explore three case studies that illustrate how genetic tools are being used with the goal of addressing environmental […]

Providing Digital Resources During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The travel restrictions and calls for social isolation in response to the COVID-19 pandemic are challenging us all to adjust to new schedules and develop new ‘norms’ as we try to keep ourselves, our families, and our communities safe. For pgEd, this has already meant canceling in-person meetings, presentations, and events through the end of […]

Hot off the press: ‘Engineering the World Around Us: Genome editing and the e...

New year, new lesson plan! pgEd is excited to bring you our latest lesson plan: ‘Engineering the World Around Us: Genome editing and the environment’. This lesson plan offers an accessible, comprehensive, and engaging approach to bring students into the urgently needed conversation about the benefits and implications of genome editing concerning the environment. In […]