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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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June 2018

CRISPRcon 2018

June 4 - June 5
Seaport Hotel and World Trade Center Boston, 1 Seaport Ln
Boston, MA 02210 United States
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This year's CRISPRcon: Conversations on Science, Society and the Future of Gene Editing is being developed by pgEd in partnership with Keystone Policy Center and the CRISPRcon Steering Committee. CRISPRcon 2018 will be held at the Seaport Hotel and World Trade Center in Boston, and will be hosted by the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard and the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT.

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2018 BIO International Convention

June 7, 9:00 am - 10:15 am

pgEd has organized a panel, titled "Engaging Our Nation and Our World in the Era of Gene Editing," at this year's convention of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization. This will be a panel discussion that highlights pgEd’s experiences in engaging diverse communities, including those where mistrust of outsiders is high, and explores our successes through two-way dialogue. The panel will be moderated by Marnie, and panelists include Fabienne, Shaykh Khalil Abdur-Rashid (Muslim Chaplin, Harvard University), Rev. Dr. Nathan Barczi (Associate Pastor, Christ…

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