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Teaching a class for “Social Issues in Biology” course at Harvard – Boston, MA

pgEd will be leading a session at the “Social Issues in Biology” course at Harvard University titled “Engaging Diverse Publics on Issues in Genetics.” This is a discussion-based course focusing on controversial issues in biology and the social responsibility of scientists. Students in this class are drawn from PhD programs across biology-related disciplines as well […]

Classroom presentations at Foster High School – Seattle, WA

Robin and Helen will be spending a full day presenting pgEd lessons to students at Foster High School. Presentations will include Introduction to Personal Genetics; Sex, Genetics & Athletics; and Engineering the World Around Us: Genome Editing & the Environment.

Eureka! @Girls Inc. MetroWest After School Program

Framingham State University 100 State St, Framingham, MA, United States

Robin and Gill will encourage youth in grades 8 and 9 to lean into curiosity during an after school program focused on the innovation and social impacts of gene editing technology. The program will balance questions about science and society with a strawberry DNA extraction lab experiment and four corners activity to imagine versions of […]

Presentations at Boston Day & Evening Academy (Boston, MA)

Boston Day and Evening Academy Roxbury, MA, United States

Robin will be returning to Boston Day & Evening Academy to lead students in the BDEA 2.0 program through an activity related to DNA, crime, and law enforcement.

Talking Genetics with Middle School Students – Boston, MA

Nadine will meet with a group of middle school students who are doing an internship at Harvard Medical School around the question “How do Scientists and Health Professionals Solve Problems”. She will join them to explore the science of genome editing and the social and ethical implications of this technology.