Personal Genetics Education Project

Selected recent events


September 7-8
Minority Coalition for Precision Medicine Summit – Baltimore, MD (keynote speaker)

August 5-7
Writers Retreat, The Science & Entertainment Exchange, National Academy of Sciences – Carefree, AZ (invited speaker)

July 19-21
Summer Institute for High School Teachers – Boston, MA (organizer)

July 11-15
Teaching the Genome Generation Course for High School Teachers, The Jackson Laboratory – Bar Harbor, ME (course faculty)

June 28-29
Festival of Genomics – Boston, MA (exhibitor)

June 27 – July 1
Teaching the Genome Generation Course for High School Teachers, The Jackson Laboratory – Farmington, CT (course faculty)

June 26
Christ the King Church – Cambridge, MA (invited speaker)

June 6
Cornerstones of Science Library Partner Summit – Portsmouth, NH (science partner/panelist)

May 19-20
pgEd Industry Forum for Forging Community Partnerships – Boston, MA (organizer)

May 9-12
NIH SciEd conference for the Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) program – Rockville, MD (PI, poster)

May 2
Roundtable discussion, NASA HQ – Washington, D.C.

April 21
Professional development workshop – Boston, MA (organizer)

April 5
Northeast Regional Conference on the Social Studies – Sturbridge, MA (presenter)

April 1
MassBio Annual Meeting – Cambridge, MA (invited speaker)

February 8
CDC Genomics Seminar Series – Atlanta, GA (invited speaker)

January 22-28
Sundance Film Festival – Park City, UT (juror for the Alfred P. Sloan Prize)


November 19
The Hastings Center Advisory Council Meeting, Program on Gene Editing – Garrison, NY (invited speaker – gene editing, public engagement)

November 17
White House Office of Science & Technology Policy (OSTP) briefing with Drs. Diana Bianchi, George Church, and Jennifer Doudna – Washington, DC (organizer)

November 13-15
Google Writers’ Retreat, The Science & Entertainment Exchange, National Academy of Sciences – Napa, CA (invited participant)

November 5
Massachusetts Association of Science Teachers Annual Conference – Boxborough, MA (presenter)

November 3-5
Festival of Genomics – San Mateo, CA (exhibitor)

September 25
Microbiome Innovation: Roadmap to the Future,White House Office of Science & Technology Policy – Washington, DC (invited participant)

Previous Capitol Hill briefings

May 3, 2016
Enduring the Extremes: Space Travel, Genetics, and Astronaut Health

Nov 17, 2015 
Gene Editing and Frontiers in Genetic Technologies:  Innovations, Impacts, and Implications

Mar 19, 2015 
Personal Genetics and Law Enforcement: Improving Public Safety, Ensuring Justice, and Balancing Civil Rights

Oct 3, 2014
Advances in Personal Genetics and GINA: Expanding Options and Protecting Civil Rights

May 13, 2014 
Personal Genetics: Scientific Advances and Accelerating Public Awareness

Upcoming Events

Dec 07

Workshop: Genetics and Social Justice

December 7, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

In the News

We are thrilled to have a small part in helping bring Rick Guidotti's "On Beauty" to Maine for the first time, as part of the Genetics Film Festival hosted by The Jackson Lab and the Jesup Memorial Library. This Thursday, 10/6, at the Jesup in Bar Harbor, Maine, 7pm. Open to all. Check out the trailer: ... See MoreSee Less

ON BEAUTY is a call to action: a Kartemquin documentary film and social engagement campaign calling on each of us to change the way we perceive, judge and tr...

Posted by pgEd 3 weeks ago

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