Dana will be teaching in Professor Alison Riley Miller's class, "Science Education", talking about designing curriculum that can address complex ethical issues in the science classroom.
Dr. Leslie Pick has invited Marnie to visit the University of Maryland to discuss pgEd's work and her career path with undergraduate students studying genetics. Students are part of an Honors program that fosters academic pursuits as well as a strong service component.
Robin will be visiting her former high school to talk with students about personal genetics.
Robin will be visiting Pierce Middle School to talk to 8th grade students about genome editing and the environment.
pgEd will be leading a session at the “Social Issues in Biology” course at Harvard University titled “Engaging Diverse Publics on Issues in Genetics.” This is a discussion-based course focusing on controversial issues in biology and the social responsibility of scientists. Students in this class are drawn from PhD programs across biology-related disciplines as well […]
Marnie will be talking with students studying biotechnology at Norwell High School.
Robin and Helen will be spending a full day presenting pgEd lessons to students at Foster High School. Presentations will include Introduction to Personal Genetics; Sex, Genetics & Athletics; and Engineering the World Around Us: Genome Editing & the Environment.
Robin and Gill will encourage youth in grades 8 and 9 to lean into curiosity during an after school program focused on the innovation and social impacts of gene editing technology. The program will balance questions about science and society with a strawberry DNA extraction lab experiment and four corners activity to imagine versions of […]
Robin will be a guest speaker as part of Boston Day & Evening Academy’s “Project Month”, sparking students’ interest in topics related to genetics.
Robin will be returning to Boston Day & Evening Academy to lead students in the BDEA 2.0 program through an activity related to DNA, crime, and law enforcement.