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June 2019

2019 Teaching the Genome Generation – New England

June 23 - June 28
Bowdoin College, Campus Rd N
Brunswick, ME 04011 United States
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Dana is once again joining the Teaching the Genome Generation course as a faculty member, which is offered through the Jackson Laboratory. Housed at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, this workshop particularly welcomes teachers from the New England states. Teaching the Genome Generation is a one-week, residential, professional development short course in genomics, bioinformatics, and ethics for high school science teachers. For details about the professional development opportunity - which blends laboratory work, bioinformatics and ethics into each day's activities…

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Talking with Students about Personal Genetics

June 27 - June 28
Sanford Research Center, 2301 E 60th Street North
Sioux Falls, SD 57104 United States
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pgEd will return to Sioux Falls, SD this summer to offer a two-day professional development workshop for teachers. The workshop, focused on fostering dialogue on how new genetic technologies are intersecting with healthcare, law and society, will include one day of reviewing pgEd lesson plans and a second day focused on curriculum integration. Register at https://tinyurl.com/pgEd-SD2019.

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July 2019

Genetics & Social Justice: Personal Genetics in Health, History & Society – Boston 2019

July 10
Harvard Medical School, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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As genetic technologies become more widespread, how can our society ensure that education about and access to this information is available to all people? How can we prepare students to make informed choices for themselves and for society? In this one-day professional development workshop, we will discuss the intersection of genetics with medicine, reproduction, ancestry testing, genome editing and CRISPR, law enforcement, and the history of the American eugenics movement. Attendees will learn how to include discussions of the ethical,…

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The Science and Ethics of Genome Editing (Wisconsin)

Marnie is presenting a half day session in a workshop for high school teachers on "The Science and Ethics of Genome Editing" at the Center for Biomolecular Modeling (Milwaukee, Wisconsin).

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