Personal Genetics Education Project


Navajo Nation reconsiders ban on genetic research

Nature News and Comment has a thoughtful piece about the Navajo Nation’s difficult history with genetic testing, and the current debate happening about whether or not to allow genetic testing of tribe members as […]

Welcome CJ, Fabienne, Florcy and Mohammed!

pgEd has greatly increased our depth of knowledge and capacity with four wonderful additions to our team.  Florcy Romero will be creating and delivering new interdisciplinary curricula as part of our Science Education Partnership […]

2018 DNA Day essay contest from the American Society of Human Genetics

The American Society of Human Genetics has released its annual essay contest question for students in grades 9-12. This year’s question focuses on an ever-changing, but enduring, debate: Should people be able to get […]

Back to school mini-lesson for teachers – NFL and genetic tests at the stadium

DNA tests at a National Football League game?

In September of 2017, genetic testing and biobanking company Orig3n partnered with the National Football League’s Baltimore Ravens to offer free genetic testing to 55,000 fans at […]


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