Personal Genetics Education Project

pgEd on the road – Summer 2019

pgEd is gearing up and getting ready for an exciting summer of professional development workshops across the country. These meetings will explore the content and activities within our lesson plans, with topics such as ‘genome editing and CRISPR’, ‘athletics and genetics’, ‘DNA, crime, and law enforcement’, and ‘the American eugenics movement’. As always, pgEd workshops are open to teachers, administrators, and other professionals from any discipline. Sign up today!


Our pgEd tour schedule:

  • Teaching the Genome Generation – California (June 16 – June 21), organized by The Jackson Laboratory
  • Teaching the Genome Generation – Maine (June 23 – June 28)
  • YES Teacher Workshop – Nebraska (June 25), organized by U. Nebraska
  • Talking with Students about Personal Genetics – South Dakota (June 27 – June 28) (sign up)
  • Genetics & Social Justice: Personal Genetics in Health, History & Society – Massachusetts (July 10) (sign up)
  • Genetics & Social Justice: Personal Genetics in Health, History & Society – Alabama (July 16 – July 18) (sign up – waitlist)
  • The 18th Annual Summer Institute for K-12 Educators – Texas (July 22 – July 25), organized by Texas A&M



For more info on CA, ME, and TX workshops, contact Dana (dwaring@pged.med.harvard.edu). For more info on AL, MA, NE, and SD workshops, contact Robin (rbowman@pged.med.harvard.edu).

Upcoming Events

Wed 29

Genetic engineering and the world around us

May 29, 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Portland ME
United States
Thu 30

Expert panelist for “Questions of Conscience”

May 30, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Portland ME
United States
Jun 14

Conversations on Genome Editing – ASA faith community meeting

June 14, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Washington DC
United States

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