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March 2021

ONLINE – Personal Genetics & You: Hope, Health, and Healing (Part 1)

March 16, 2021, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on March 17, 2021 at 1:30 pm

pgEd will be presenting 2-part virtual community information and education workshops in collaboration with Hope and Victory Evolves (H.A.V.E.) in the Bronx. These conversations will focus on genetics and its role in health and medicine, ancestry testing, privacy and law enforcement.

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ONLINE – Personal Genetics & You: Hope, Health, and Healing (Part 1)

March 17, 2021, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on March 17, 2021 at 1:30 pm

pgEd will be presenting 2-part virtual community information and education workshops in collaboration with Hope and Victory Evolves (H.A.V.E.) in the Bronx. These conversations will focus on genetics and its role in health and medicine, ancestry testing, privacy and law enforcement.

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ONLINE – Finding Your Roots panel for NET (Nebraska’s PBS & NPR stations)

March 18, 2021, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

This event will focus on the science of ancestry testing, why test results can change, and the difference between genetic ancestry and heritage/traditions.

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April 2021

ONLINE – Personal Genetics & You: Hope, Health, and Healing (Part 2)

April 6, 2021, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on April 8, 2021 at 6:00 pm

pgEd will be presenting 2-part virtual community information and education workshops in collaboration with Hope and Victory Evolves (H.A.V.E.) in the Bronx. These conversations will focus on genetics and its role in health and medicine, ancestry testing, privacy and law enforcement.

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ONLINE – Personal Genetics & You: Hope, Health, and Healing (Part 2)

April 8, 2021, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on April 8, 2021 at 6:00 pm

pgEd will be presenting 2-part virtual community information and education workshops in collaboration with Hope and Victory Evolves (H.A.V.E.) in the Bronx. These conversations will focus on genetics and its role in health and medicine, ancestry testing, privacy and law enforcement.

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August 2021

ONLINE – Science for Seminaries: 2021 Faculty Enrichment Workshop

August 10, 2021

Science for Seminaries is a project by the Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and Religion (DoSER) program at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). This project works with seminaries across North America to integrate science into their core courses that future pastors and clergy will take. The main goal of the project is to be able to equip future religious leaders with basic science knowledge and resources, since surveys have shown that many congregants go to their pastors…

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October 2021

ONLINE – Humanity in Deep Space

October 20, 2021, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

pgEd’s Director, Dr. Ting Wu, will be discussing the intersection of genetics and space travel at a webinar organized by Humanity in Deep Space on “Are We Really Built for Space?”. Ting, who also directs the Consortium for Space Genetics at Harvard Medical School (MIT), will be joined by panelists, Dr. George Church (HMS/MIT) and Dr. Christopher Mason (Weill Cornell Medicine). The discussion will be moderated by Kris Kimel, who is the Founder of Humanity in Deep Space and Co-founder…

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ONLINE – Conversation with Churches Caring for Creation on genome editing and the environment

October 24, 2021, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

pgEd will present a workshop on genome editing and the environment, in collaboration with professor Susan Schroeder, for the Churches Caring for Creation group in Norman Oklahoma.

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ONLINE – National Human Genome Research Institute webinar

October 28, 2021, 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Marnie will be presenting a webinar to faculty and trainees in the Social and Behavioral Research Branch of the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The webinar will focus on pgEd's experiences and programs raising awareness and conversation about genetics and genomics. Thank you to Dr. Chris Gunter, who runs a research program on science communication and public engagement, for inviting pgEd to share our work!

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June 2022

ONLINE – Academy of Jewish Religion – Yonkers, NY

June 9

Marnie will give a 1-hour presentation followed by discussion with future rabbis on "A basic understanding of genetics". She was invited to this conversation by Geoff Mitelman of Sinai & Synpases, as part of a series on scientific literacy (supported by AAAS DoSER Science for Seminaries program).

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