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Genome Editing & Health Equity: Innovation & Ethics

MIT Museum 314 Main Street, Cambridge, MA, United States

pgEd will be presenting "Genome Editing & Health Equity: Innovation & Ethics" as part of the Health Equity Day programming for the Cambridge Science Festival. Join us as we explore the intersection of science, innovation, and ethics. Genetics research is progressing at a feverish pace and increasingly impacting people‚Äôs lives and society as a whole. […]

Reprogrammed: A Gene Editing Exhibit @ Cambridge Science Festival – Cambridge, MA

Gene editing technology gives us the power to edit the DNA of all living things. With this power comes important questions about if, when, where, why, and how to use this technology. Many people wonder about the risks and benefits of gene editing to modify human traits, or applications in health, agriculture, and the environment. […]

Festival of Genomics & Biodata – Boston, MA

Look for pgEd's booth at the Festival of Genomics & Biodata in Boston. We will be promoting discussion on the ethical, legal, and social implications (ELSI) of genetic science advancements and supporting scientists, clinicians, and business leaders to continue the discussion in the spaces they occupy. We will demonstrate to visitors how our team engages […]

Inclusive SciComm Symposium

University of Rhode Island 45 Upper College Rd, Kingston, RI, United States

Rob and Gill will attending the Inclusive SciComm Symposium and presenting a session entitled "Exploring Diverse Perspectives on Personal Genetics: A Skill- and Confidence-Building Workshop" for attendees interested in participating in or facilitating science engagement with diverse audiences, with a focus on genetics. The workshop will incorporate best practices (accessibility, setting community norms, and interactive […]

Eureka! @Girls Inc. MetroWest After School Program

Framingham State University 100 State St, Framingham, MA, United States

Robin and Gill will encourage youth in grades 8 and 9 to lean into curiosity during an after school program focused on the innovation and social impacts of gene editing technology. The program will balance questions about science and society with a strawberry DNA extraction lab experiment and four corners activity to imagine versions of […]