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August 2019

LabXchange Teacher Workshop

August 5
Harvard Biolabs, 16 Divinity Ave
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Robin and Nadine gave an overview of what pgEd is and an introduction to our lessons to a workshop of teachers learning to use the new LabXchange platform under development. These teachers were challenged to think of ways pgEd topics could be adapted for or supplemented by the LabXchange platform.

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MEDscience Summer Program – talking CRISPR

August 8, 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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One event on July 11, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on July 15, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on July 25, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on August 1, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on August 8, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on August 12, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on August 15, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on August 22, 2019 at 9:30 am

Harvard Medical School, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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Throughout the summer, pgEd will join forces with the HMS MEDscience summer program - a hands-on experience in the fields of biology, health care, and medicine - to talk with their students about genome editing and CRISPR.

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Project Success – Talking Genome Editing and CRISPR

August 9, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Harvard Medical School, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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Marnie and Nadine met with the 7 Project Success students in the class of 2019 to talk about the potential benefits as well as ethical implications of genome editing and CRISPR. Project Success is a program, run by the Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership at HMS, for underrepresented high school students to participate in a paid summer research internship at HMS and affiliated institutions.

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MEDscience Summer Program – talking CRISPR

August 12, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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One event on June 20, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on July 11, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on July 15, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on July 25, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on August 1, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on August 8, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on August 12, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on August 15, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on August 22, 2019 at 12:00 pm

Harvard Medical School, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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Throughout the summer, pgEd will join forces with the HMS MEDscience summer program - a hands-on experience in the fields of biology, health care, and medicine - to talk with their students about genome editing and CRISPR.

Find out more »

MEDscience Summer Program – talking CRISPR

August 15, 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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One event on June 20, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on July 11, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on July 15, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on July 25, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on August 1, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on August 8, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on August 12, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on August 15, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on August 22, 2019 at 9:30 am

Harvard Medical School, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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Throughout the summer, pgEd will join forces with the HMS MEDscience summer program - a hands-on experience in the fields of biology, health care, and medicine - to talk with their students about genome editing and CRISPR.

Find out more »

MEDscience Summer Program – talking CRISPR

August 22, 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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One event on June 20, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on July 11, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on July 15, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on July 25, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on August 1, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on August 8, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on August 12, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on August 15, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on August 22, 2019 at 9:30 am

Harvard Medical School, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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Throughout the summer, pgEd will join forces with the HMS MEDscience summer program - a hands-on experience in the fields of biology, health care, and medicine - to talk with their students about genome editing and CRISPR.

Find out more »

September 2019

Inclusive Conversations about Genetics

September 4
National Academies, 500 Fifth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States
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Robin did a presentation about pgEd’s public engagement efforts as part of a panel on “Expanding Diversity and Engagement with Science” at a meeting of the National Academies Standing Committee on Advancing Science Communication and Practice. The meeting was aimed at helping the National Academies focus their science communication efforts and resources. Other panels at the same meeting focused on the rapid transformation of the media landscape and educating science communicators.

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AGBT 2019 – Precision Health

September 5 - September 7
The Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines, 10950 North Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA United States
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Nadine will talk about pgEd's work with the attendees of the annual Advances in Genome Biology and Technology (AGBT) Precision Health meeting in La Jolla. She will present a poster titled: "Personal genomics is here: Mobilizing expertise and partnerships for engaging all communities."

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Inclusive SciComm Symposium

September 27 - September 29
University of Rhode Island, 45 Upper College Rd
Kingston, RI 02881 United States
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Robin and Nadine will be attending this conference to learn about best practices in engaging diverse audiences with science from other science communicators. The symposium will address topics in three themes: New languages, practices, knowledge, and research for inclusive scicomm Changing systems and structures with inclusive scicomm Social responsibility and ethics in inclusive scicomm

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October 2019

pgEd visiting Cleveland, OH

October 4 - October 5

pgEd will be in Cleveland at the start of October to attend a scientific meeting as well as visit several schools and communities in the area to start dialogues about personal genetics.

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