Personal Genetics Education Project

Gene editing and frontiers in genetic technologies: Download our information brief

As part of our Congressional briefing, Gene editing and frontiers in genetic technologies: Innovations, impacts, and implications,” we created an overview of the emerging technologies our panelists – Diana Bianchi, George Church and Jennifer Doudna – will address in their remarks. Authored by pgEd’s Director of New Initiatives, Dr. Johnny Kung, this article presents the key scientific concepts behind non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT), gene drives and CRISPR, as well as the regulatory landscape for these technologies.

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Information brief – Gene editing and frontiers in genetic technologies: Innovations, impacts, and implications

 

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An event that our teacher friends may find useful: NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins will be hosting a Facebook Live event on Monday, Dec 10th from 3:15-45 pm ET, where he will take questions from middle school students from across the US. You are invited to livestream this event to your classroom and submit your students' questions in the event feed's comments section!

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How can you start a career in STEM? Join NIH Director & geneticist Dr. Francis Collins on December 10, 2018 at 3:15 pm ET for a conversation featuring Johnson Creek Middle School on becoming a scientist. Dr. Collins will be taking questions from middle school students from across the U.S.!
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