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JAX Teaching the Genome Generation course (Maine)
July 9, 2017 - July 14, 2017
pgEd’s Dana Waring is looking forward to returning to Bar Harbor, Maine for the third year of the Teaching the Genome Generation course for high school STEM teachers at The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine. This hands-on course will focus on modern Genomic Biology and will cover 1) Molecular Biology Techniques in the Laboratory, 2) Use of Bioinformatics and Genome Databases, and 3) Social, Ethical, and Legal Topics in Personal Genetics. Dana will be teaching the social, ethical and legal dimensions of the course, which is supported by a Science Education Partnership Award from the National Institutes of Health.