pgEd is in Kerrville, Texas at the K12 Summer Institute, as well as Sioux Falls, South Dakota with our partners at Sanford Health - a busy week for teacher professional development. In both locations we will share our lesson on the American Eugenics Movement. Many of the resources we use are thanks to the searchable, free catalogue of images and documents from the Eugenics Archive at Cold Spring Harbor. www.eugenicsarchive.org/eugenics/list3.pl... See MoreSee Less
"She asked the room to raise their hands if they have health insurance. Nearly everyone put an arm in the air. In most of the communities she works with, Romero only gets about a third. “How do I talk about Crispr when people won’t have access to it, even when there are treatments available?” she asked the crowd. " - pgEd's Florcy Romero quoted in this great article from Wired describing the range of ideas and voices that were at #CRISPRcon this year. ... See MoreSee Less
pgEd has been at #CRISPRcon the last two days, and is so thrilled to have partnered with Keystone Policy Center to help shape the content and panels of the meeting. Read more about what's been happening at the conference, and as always, check out of website if you are looking for more information. ... See MoreSee Less
pgEd is back in Washington DC for our 6th Congressional briefing, on the topic of genetics, ancestry and health. We've created an overview of some of the key scientific concepts behind how ethnicity and ancestry are analyzed from a genetics perspective, and how our health is shaped by genes, ancestry and the environment - great for people coming to the briefing tomorrow or for anyone interested in the topic. ... See MoreSee Less
The Personal Genetics Education Project raises awareness and sparks conversation about the potential benefits as well as the ethical, legal, and social implications of personal genetics. We strive to ...