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September 2017

Biotech and its Representations in Popular Culture: Orphan Black

September 15, 2017
Nasher Museum of Art Durham, NC United States + Google Map

Marnie and Johnny have been invited to speak at a panel on the Canadian television series Orphan Black, a featured event at the Duke University Health Humanities and Social Justice conference on Sept 14-16. They will bring perspectives from genetics and public engagement to this discussion, organized by Profs. Everett Hamner (Western Illinois U) and Priscilla Wald (Duke U), and also featuring Cosima Herter (Orphan Black science consultant), Mackenzie Donaldson (Orphan Black co-producer) and Prof. Rebekah Sheldon (Indiana U Bloomington).

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November 2017

“Science Education for Jewish Professionals” webinar

November 16, 2017, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Marnie is looking forward to presenting a webinar on Genetics, Identity, and Our Changing Selves as part of the “Science Education for Jewish Professionals” project. This series of webinars is being run by the American Association for the Advancement of Science Program of Dialogue on Science, Ethics and Religion, in partnership with Sinai and Synapses, hosted by Clal – The National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership, and funded by the John Templeton Foundation.

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February 2018

Hot Buttons, Cool Conversations

February 1, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
JCC Greater Boston, 333 Nahanton St
Newton, MA 02459 United States
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$15 - $18

pgEd Director, Ting Wu, has been invited to speak on a panel on science and religion at the JCC Greater Boston. The panel will be moderated by former NPR reporter and author, Barb Hagerty, and will also feature Paul Root Wolpe (Director at the Center for Ethics, Emory University), Ian Hutchinson (Professor of Nuclear Science, MIT), and Rabbi Geoffrey Mitelman (Founding Director, Sinai and Synapses). This event is part of the JCC Greater Boston's Hot Buttons, Cool Conversations discussion series…

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March 2018

Massachusetts Association of Biology Teachers Annual Meeting and Conference

March 10
Framingham State University, 100 State St
Framingham, MA 01702 United States
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Marnie will be speaking at this year's MABT annual conference, on the topic of "Genome editing: Addressing scientific and ethical questions in the classroom".

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