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June 2016

Festival of Genomics Boston

June 27, 2016 - June 29, 2016
Boston Convention and Exhibition Center Boston, MA United States

pgEd will be returning to exhibit at this year's Festival of Genomics in Boston. Our booth will provide a forum for discussing efforts to increase awareness and conversation and developing new partnerships. Also, check out the session on Space Exploration that pgEd director, Ting Wu, will be chairing on June 28 at 6:30pm. Join Ting and NASA scientists for an exciting session on genetics and the implications for space travel.

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October 2016

Invited session at ASHG annual meeting

October 18, 2016, 5:00 pm - October 22, 2016, 12:00 pm
Vancouver Convention Centre Vancouver, British Columbia Canada

pgEd is looking forward to heading to Vancouver this fall for the annual meeting of the American Society of Human Genetics. Marnie will be moderating an invited session entitled “Education in Action: Meeting the Challenges of 21st Century Genetics” on Wednesday, October 19 from 11am-1pm. Ting will be one of the speakers featured in this session to highlight pgEd's programs and the urgency for engaging all communities in conversations about genetics. Marnie will also be presenting a poster on our NIH SEPA-funded curriculum development and professional development project.

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May 2017

SciEd conference

May 30, 2017 - June 2, 2017
Grand Hyatt at Metro Center Washington, D.C. , United States

Marnie will be traveling to Washington, D.C. for the Annual Conference for NIH Science Education Projects. She will be meeting with science educators and presenting an update on pgEd's 5-year ARC curriculum development and professional development project, supported by the SEPA program.

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June 2017

2017 ELSI Congress

June 5, 2017 - June 7, 2017

pgEd's Dana Waring is organizing an invited workshop for the 4th ELSI Congress on “Genomics and Society: Expanding the ELSI Universe.” According to the ELSI Congress website, this will be "the latest in a series of major conferences for researchers and others interested in the ethical, legal and social implications (ELSI) of genomic research." The title of Dana's session will be “Tools for bioethics engagement: New approaches and materials for the classroom and beyond" with talks from Dana, Charlie Wray (The Jackson Laboratory),…

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