Personal Genetics Education Project

National Microbiome Initiative

As the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy unveils plans for the National Microbiome Initiative, pgEd is pleased to announce that we will be developing a series of new educational resources on the microbes – microscopic organisms such as bacteria, viruses and … Continue reading

Joining the NIH SEPA community

pgEd is thrilled to embark on two new projects through grants awarded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) program. pgEd has received an award for its ARC project: Building Awareness, Respect, and Confidence through Genetics. … Continue reading

Welcome to our new website!

pgEd is thrilled to launch our new website! We have updated many of our lesson plans to reflect the latest developments and advances in the field. Our upcoming events offer you an opportunity to see what we’re up to, and … Continue reading

Congratulations to our MapEd contest winners!

Congratulations to our two MapEd contest winners, Scott Stein of Springside Chestnut Hill Academy in Philadelphia and Charles Wilson of Martinsburg South Middle School in Martinsburg, WV! Scott and Charles had students take our MapEd quizzes, as well as share … 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

pgEd teacher in the news!

pgEd held an exciting and productive professional development workshop in July with teachers from all over the country. We are thrilled to share an article about attendee Connie Woytowich and her experience, as well as her plans to bring pgEd’s curriculum … Continue reading

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