Personal Genetics Education Project


Project Success

This summer, Marnie met with summer interns from Project Success: Opening the Door to Biomedical Careers, a program for high school students run by the Office for Diversity & Community Partnership at Harvard Medical School.  We talked about advances in … Continue reading

“Why Do We Have to Learn This Stuff?” – A New Genetics for ...

Rosie Redfield has written a thought-provoking perspective for PLoS Biology about revamping genetics curricula.  Her article, focused on college courses, has clear implications for high schools as well.  She argues that the emphasis on Mendel and the historical perspective is … Continue reading

pgEd at Brookline HS

Today, Marnie enjoyed her visit to Brookline High School in Brookline, MA to visit Mr. Carey’s AP biology class.  We talked about DNA sequencing technologies and the potential implications of these technologies for individuals, families, and society.  Congratulations to the … Continue reading

pgEd visits high schools in Washington D.C.

Fresh on the heels of GETed, Ting was down in Washington D.C. talking about personal genetics with high school students at Sidwell Friends and Capital City Public Charter School.  Thanks to all the students for your enthusiasm!


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