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Genome Magazine features pgEd in the Spring 2018 issue

The new issue of Genome Magazine is out, and pgEd is thrilled to be featured alongside some of our collaborators and former students.

“What we talk about when we talk about personal genetics”, Genome Magazine by […]

In the News: Comparing the effect of genetics vs. the environment on our traits

Researchers and scholars have long debated the question of “nature vs. nurture” – whether our genetics or the environment (be it natural and social) has a greater influence on our traits. Much genetics research […]

“Genetics has to be open to everyone” – Dr. Ting Wu in the Wall Street Journal

pgEd’s co-founder and Director Dr. Ting Wu discusses her efforts towards wide-ranging engagement on the potential benefits and risks of genetics in a recent interview in the Wall Street Journal.  As pgEd aims to […]

Brianna’s Law has matched more than 1,000 arrestee DNA samples to crimes

Brianna’s Law – passed in Nevada in 2013 in honor of a 19 year old Brianna Denison who was raped and murdered – requires collection and database entry of DNA from people arrested for […]

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