Personal Genetics Education Project


Movement of People in Boston

Written by Fabienne Mondesir, pgEd’s Director of Community Engagement

On October 18th, pgEd in collaboration with the Boston Public Schools (BPS), the Education Collaborative, made up of the National Park Service (NPS) and it affiliates, […]

Drs. Jennifer Doudna & Jamie Cate make a generous gift to pgEd

pgEd is deeply grateful to Professors Jennifer Doudna and Jamie Cate for renewing their commitment to pgEd with a second generous donation. Dr. Doudna and Dr. Cate, who are leading scientists based at the University […]

New approaches and business models for IVF

Teachers using our Genetics and Reproduction lesson might find a recent Washington Post story of interest. It highlights the intersection of commerce, regulation and human reproduction, and uses several compelling family stories to do […]

In the News: Progress for gene therapy

While the potential use of genome editing tools such as CRISPR to “fix” genetic diseases has been garnering a lot of attention and excitement, other forms of gene therapy – treating diseases by making […]


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