Personal Genetics Education Project

pgEd Congressional briefing in the news

pgEd’s fourth Congressional briefing, held on Nov. 17 with panelists Diana Bianchi, Jennifer Doudna and George Church, was a great success. With a standing-room only crowd of over 150 in the audience, there were lively discussions about both the science … Continue reading

Map-Ed wins Unlocking Life’s Code’s May Resource of the Month!

Thank you so very much to our colleagues at the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI/NIH) and Unlocking Life’s Code! We are delighted to have our online quiz platform, Map-Ed: Genetics is Getting Personal, selected as their third-ever Resource of … Continue reading

Coverage of pgEd’s Congressional briefing

Thank you to Harvard Medicine and reporter Elizabeth Cooney for an excellent summary of the discussion about the intersection of law, genetics and public policy during pgEd’s Congressional briefing on March 19th. ┬áCheck out “Personal Genetics and the Law” in … Continue reading

“On Beauty” & Rick Guidotti at ASHG

pgEd ┬ápresented a workshop for high school students at the American Society of Human Genetics, as well as have our poster accepted at the meeting. We attended many intriguing talks (some of which we will revisit in this space in … Continue reading

ASHG Highlight: High School Workshop

What makes for a great athlete? How is genetic information being used to protect athletes? What can genetic testing for sports ability tell us about individuals or populations? These questions and more were tackled by a wonderful group of high … Continue reading

Thank you, Maine Science Teachers’ Association for Dana Waring’s ...

pgEd’s Director of Education Dana Waring is honored to be the recipient of the 2014 Phillip Marcoux award for her successes in informal science education in the state of Maine. Dana has visited hundreds of students, often at the invitation … Continue reading

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