Personal Genetics Education Project


Online Professional Development Courses 2021

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? This year, pgEd offers 2 interdisciplinary professional development workshops, where we will explore the various ways in which […]

NEW SNAPSHOTs Available and Update to our Ancestry Testing Lesson!

NEW SNAPSHOTs Adding to our library of short, self-directed learning modules, check out the new SNAPSHOTs on Admixture Testing and Human Genetic Variation.  These modules explore human genetic variation and ancestry testing through animations, student worksheets, and an activity that supports student understanding that ancestry test results are not definitive, but rather estimates of a […]

pgEd Year in Review

pgEd Year in Review 2020 has been a year like no other. Like many of you, the team at pgEd had to make adjustments to our typical way of doing things and find new ways to engage. In spite of the challenges caused by COVID-19, we were able to host workshops, forge new partnerships and […]

Inclusive Public Engagement for Geneticists – A Partnership with GSA

We are excited to announce our new partnership with the Genetics Society of America (GSA). In 2021 we will host a series of workshops for scientists to increase their awareness of the ethical and social dimensions of genetics and encourage a broad societal dialogue. This project will launch at 12:00pm EST, December 8, 2020 with […]