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October 2020

ONLINE – WHUT Preview and Panel Discussion of ‘Finding your Roots’

October 15, 2020, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

WHUT - Howard University Television is organizing a free community season preview of "Finding your Roots". The screening will be followed by a panel discussion joined by Nadine.

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ONLINE – Boston Day & Evening Academy

October 20, 2020, 11:45 am - 1:00 pm

Robin has been invited for an online conversation about the science and ethics of genome editing and CRISPR.

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ONLINE – Invited Speaker at HudsonAlpha Beacon

October 22, 2020, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

HudsonAlpha Beacon was started this year to "help educators find life science content from a distance". As part of this initiative, pgEd has been invited to host a 1-hour webinar to introduce teachers to our lesson materials on personal genetics in health, history, and society, by looking at our lesson: "Genetics, History, and the American Eugenics Movement" For other HudsonAlpha Beacon events as well as our webinar registration: click here.

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ONLINE – ASHG Career Day: How to Have Difficult Conversations

October 26, 2020, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Nadine will be joining ASHG's 2020 Virtual Meeting as a panelist for the Professional Development Session "How to Have Difficult Conversations" during Career Day.

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November 2020

ONLINE – Virtual SciEd conference

November 11, 2020, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Science educators funded by the NIH SEPA program have moved their annual meeting online, with sessions focuses on how our projects are navigating our work during the pandemic. Marnie will be facilitating a session on successes and challenges in providing professional development for teachers.

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ONLINE – PD for Pembroke Public Schools

November 18, 2020, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

pgEd will be meeting with teachers at Pembroke Public Schools to discuss pgEd's 'Introduction to Personal Genetics' lesson plan.

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December 2020

ONLINE – WQPT PBS The Gene Teacher Training

December 3, 2020, 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Nadine will be leading a virtual professional development workshop with science teachers in collaboration with WQPT PBS to share distance-learning-ready resources. Please click here to register for this event.

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ONLINE – The Learning Center for the Deaf (virtual course)

December 4, 2020
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Friday, repeating until December 11, 2020

Marnie and Dana will be joining scientist Derek BraunĀ and bioethicist Teresa Burke (both from Gallaudet University) to teach part of a course organized by Jeanne Reis and Rachel Boll, who run the Center for Research and Training at The Learning Center for the Deaf (TLC-CRT). Derek, Teresa, Dana, and Marnie will be presenting a two-week session on genetics, eugenics, and the Deaf community, as part of TLC-CRT's 10-week course on "Activism: Engagement and Resistance" for middle- and high-school students who…

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ONLINE – Meeting the Moment: How can scientists contribute to a broad conversation on genetics and society?

December 8, 2020, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This is the launch event of our partnership with the Genetics Society of America to build public dialogue about genetic technologies. Please click here to learn more about this project and to register for this event.

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ONLINE – The Learning Center for the Deaf (virtual course)

December 11, 2020
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Friday, repeating until December 11, 2020

Marnie and Dana will be joining scientist Derek BraunĀ and bioethicist Teresa Burke (both from Gallaudet University) to teach part of a course organized by Jeanne Reis and Rachel Boll, who run the Center for Research and Training at The Learning Center for the Deaf (TLC-CRT). Derek, Teresa, Dana, and Marnie will be presenting a two-week session on genetics, eugenics, and the Deaf community, as part of TLC-CRT's 10-week course on "Activism: Engagement and Resistance" for middle- and high-school students who…

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