Personal Genetics Education Project

New Decade Resolution

At the start of 2020, pgEd made the New Decade Resolution to visit all 50 states in the USA. Our 2019 travels (e.g. to host or participate in teacher workshops, participate in various conferences, and meet with hundreds of students) inspired us to draw “pgEd’s 50-State Tour Map”. Our New Decade Resolution is to color […]

New mini-lesson on Mitochondrial Replacement Therapy

Mitochondrial replacement therapy (MRT) is a new technique that enables prospective parents to avoid passing down certain serious medical conditions, called mitochondrial diseases, to their children. This therapy has drawn media attention in recent years, as scientists, ethicists, policymakers, and families discuss and debate its use in humans. Indeed, you may have come across the […]

Roadtrip to Cleveland, OH

In early October, pgEd and the members of Ting’s research lab got on a bus to Cleveland, OH. On our way West, we visited Howe Cavern and spent a night at Niagara Falls. The sightseeing was spectacular and the trip was a great opportunity to strengthen the bonds between pgEd and some of the scientists […]

See you at American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) October 15-19, 2019!

pgEd’s Marnie and Nadine are presenting a breakfast workshop at ASHG on Wednesday, October 16th at 7:15am. Check out our abstract below, and meeting details are here: https://www.ashg.org/2019meeting/ We are looking forward to a lively conversation! —— Over the past 2+ years, deep-rooted racial and cultural tensions have risen to the surface across the United […]

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