Personal Genetics Education Project

Harvard Medical School

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77 Avenue Louis Pasteur
Boston, MA 02115 United States

July 2019

Genetics & Social Justice: Personal Genetics in Health, History & Society – Boston 2019

July 10
Harvard Medical School, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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As genetic technologies become more widespread, how can our society ensure that education about and access to this information is available to all people? How can we prepare students to make informed choices for themselves and for society? In this one-day professional development workshop, we will discuss the intersection of genetics with medicine, reproduction, ancestry testing, genome editing and CRISPR, law enforcement, and the history of the American eugenics movement. Attendees will learn how to include discussions of the ethical,…

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