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June 2021

ONLINE – Inclusive Public Engagement for Geneticists: Discussing Collaboration with Community Partners

June 9, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Join pgEd to learn about their experiences and strategies for engaging with broad audiences in sensitive conversations about personal genetics. This webinar is part of our ‘Inclusive Public Engagement for Geneticists‘ partnership with the Genetics Society of America (GSA). Our joint programs aim to better equip scientists to engage in discussions about genetics with all communities, with special emphasis on those who have been marginalized, economically disadvantaged, or otherwise excluded from conversations about science.

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ONLINE – WorkWonder Deep Dive Internship

June 14 - July 30

pgEd will be hosting a group of 20-25 interns this summer as part of the WorkWonder Deep Dive internship experience. Teams of interns will learn about specific ways in which personal genetics affects individuals and communities and then work to share what they have learned with a community they care about.

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Teaching the Genome Generation: Teacher Professional Development – Portland, ME

June 28 - July 2

Teaching the Genome Generation (TtGG) is designed to provide high school teachers the content knowledge, teaching strategies, and resources needed to enhance student learning in genetics, genomics, and personalized medicine. In TtGG™, students conduct classroom experiments, collect and analyze real data, and discuss of the ethical complexities at the intersection of human genomics, research and medicine.

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July 2021

ONLINE – Inclusive Public Engagement for Geneticists: Discussing DNA and Identification

July 14, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Join pgEd to learn about their experiences and strategies for engaging with broad audiences in sensitive conversations about DNA and Identification. This webinar is part of our ‘Inclusive Public Engagement for Geneticists‘ partnership with the Genetics Society of America (GSA). Our joint programs aim to better equip scientists to engage in discussions about genetics with all communities, with special emphasis on those who have been marginalized, economically disadvantaged, or otherwise excluded from conversations about science.

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ONLINE – K-12 Summer Institute

July 19 - July 23

Professional development conference serving teaching from all over Texas who come together to learn about translating recent developments in environmental science, health, and technology into classroom learning.

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