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July 2018

Teaching the Genome Generation – California

July 9 - July 13
California Northstate University College of Health Sciences, 2910 Prospect Park Dr
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670 United States
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Dana is excited to join the Teaching the Genome Generation course in Sacramento, CA this summer. Offered through the Jackson Laboratory, 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 – along with ongoing support and materials throughout the year, please visit:

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Professional Development Workshop, Boston, MA

July 11
Harvard Medical School, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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We will be hosting a one-day professional development workshop in Boston. Stay tuned for more details! Contact Florcy Romero at for more information.

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The 17th Annual Summer Institute For K-12 Educators

July 23 - July 26
Inn of the Hills, 1001 Junction Hwy
Kerrville, TX 78028 United States
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Dana is thrilled to be traveling to Kerrville, TX this summer to join the K-12 Summer Institute. Dana will teach two workshops: "Personal Genetics: Ethical, Legal and Social Issues in Reproduction, Crime and Athletics" and "Genetics in the Past, Present and Future: From the American Eugenics Movement to CRISPR". The K-12 Summer Institute, supported by the Texas A&M Health Science Center, is a 4-day professional development conference that offers an extensive variety of workshops focused on the connections between health and…

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Identity, Genetics and History: Professional Development Workshop, Sioux Falls, SD

July 25 - July 27
Sanford Research Center, 2301 E 60th Street North
Sioux Falls, SD 57104 United States
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This summer, pgEd is excited to hold a three-day professional development workshop at Sanford Research Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. This interdisciplinary workshop will explore the ethical and social issues of genetics that affect individuals, families and society.   Topics will include: Introduction to personal genetics; American eugenics movement; ethics and gene editing; athletics and genetics; race, ancestry and genetics Who should attend? Workshop content is especially relevant for teachers of life science, health, social studies, law, genetics, psychology, biotechnology, physical…

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