Will Martha's Vineyard be the first place to see a de-extinction project come to life? One of our lesson plans in development is about this very topic - join our mailing list at pged.org to find out when it's available! ... See MoreSee Less
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
This week, reports emerged that the first baby with "mitochondrial replacement" was born in April of this year. So what is mitochondrial replacement, how might it help families with certain debilitating diseases, and why is this baby's birth controversial? Read about it in our latest "In the News" blogpost! ... See MoreSee Less
As researchers, ethicists, policymakers and the broader public continue to debate whether gene editing should be used to modify human embryos, another procedure that would result in genetic changes be...
This week, pgEd will help kick off the Genetics Film Festival organized by The Jackson Laboratory and Jesup Memorial Library! The first film is Twitch, which documents a young woman's choices about genetic testing for Huntington's Disease. If you are in Bar Harbor, Maine on Thursday September 29th, please join us! ... See MoreSee Less