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April 2020

ONLINE – “Engineering the World Around Us: Genome Editing & the Environment” Teacher Workshop

April 28, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

To replace some of the many in-person events we have had to cancel due to the COVID-19 pandemic, pgEd is offering a series of online teacher workshops. Join us for this presentation of our “Engineering the World Around Us: Genome Editing & the Environment” lesson focused on how genome editing might be used to address environmental issues we are facing. Click here to register. 

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ONLINE – “Introduction to Personal Genetics” Teacher Workshop

April 30, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

To replace some of the many in-person events we have had to cancel due to the COVID-19 pandemic, pgEd is offering a series of online teacher workshops. Join us for this presentation of our “Introduction to Personal Genetics” lesson focused on how new advances in personal genetics impact our lives, our medical decisions, and society. Click here to register. 

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May 2020

ONLINE – “Engineering the World Around Us: Genome Editing & the Environment” Teacher Workshop

May 4, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

To replace some of the many in-person events we have had to cancel due to the COVID-19 pandemic, pgEd is offering a series of online teacher workshops. Join us for this presentation of our “Engineering the World Around Us: Genome Editing & the Environment” lesson focused on how genome editing might be used to address environmental issues we are facing. Click here to register. 

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ONLINE – “Genetics, History & the American Eugenics Movement” Teacher Workshop

May 6, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

To replace some of the many in-person events we have had to cancel due to the COVID-19 pandemic, pgEd is offering a series of online teacher workshops. Join us for this presentation of our “Genetics, History & the American Eugenics Movement” lesson focused on the history of the American eugenics movement and how we as a society can take advantage of the promise of genetics while avoiding the mistakes of the past. Click here to register.

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ONLINE – “Genome Editing & CRISPR” Teacher Workshop

May 12, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

To replace some of the many in-person events we have had to cancel due to the COVID-19 pandemic, pgEd is offering a series of online teacher workshops. Join us for this presentation of our “Genome Editing & CRISPR” lesson focused on how advances in our ability to change genomes impact individuals and society. Click here to register. 

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ONLINE – Talking Genome Editing and the Environment with students at the LEAH Project – Boston, MA

May 19, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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pgEd has been invited for a dialogue with LEAH project students about the science and ethics of genome editing and the environment.

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ONLINE – Talking Genome Editing and the Environment with students at the LEAH Project – Boston, MA

May 21, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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pgEd has been invited for a dialogue with LEAH project students about the science and ethics of genome editing and the environment.

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ONLINE – “Raising a woke generation of geneticists: how and why to include eugenics history in genetics classes” – The Allied Genetics Conference

May 26
Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center National Harbor, MD United States + Google Map

April 7 Update: The Allied Genetics Conference is moving sessions online, and we are pleased to announce that this session has been rescheduled for May 26th. Stay tuned for details.  Marnie has been invited to speak about the history of the American eugenics movement in a session at The Allied Genetics Conference (TAGC), a conference organized by the Genetics Society of America. Organized by Dr. Michele Markstein, this session invites genetics educators, at undergraduate and graduate-level, to participate in a…

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CANCELED – SciEd Conference 2020 – Washington, DC – CANCELED

May 26 - May 29

Marnie will be in Washington, D.C. to share the latest from pgEd’s Building Awareness, Respect, and Confidence through Genetics (ARC) project with other science educators who receive funding from the Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) program of the National Institutes of Health.

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POSTPONED – Community conversations on Genetics – Bronx, NY – POSTPONED

May 29, 6:00 pm - May 30, 4:00 pm

Please keep an eye on our calendar for new dates for this event. We will be meeting with veteran Carrie Taft, president of the Hope And Victory Evolves organization, and people of the Bronx community to discuss various genetic topics and their social implications. We will have a short introductory day on Friday, May 29th (6 - 9pm), and then spend time going through other areas of interest on Saturday, May 30th (10 - 4pm). Please click here to view…

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