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ONLINE – Kula Aʻo Kālaiōewe Summer Genomics Intensive

Robin will be sharing pgEd resources with participants in the Kula Aʻo Kālaiōewe Summer Genomics Intensive, a gathering of ʻĀina-Informatics teachers (virtual, life science teachers from Hawai’i and and US-occupied Sāmoa, convened in person at ‘Iolani HS) as part of a planned hōʻike, or a symposium-style series of share outs from current and past participants […]

Human Flourishing in the Age of AI

Azusa Pacific University 901 E Alosta Ave, Azusa, CA, United States

Helen will be hosting a pgEd booth at the upcoming conference “Human Flourishing in the age of AI” at Azusa Pacific University. If you are attending this event, make sure to find some time to check out pgEd’s educational topics and activities at the booth!

Teaching the Genome Generation summer PD with Jackson Laboratory @ Bowdoin College – Brunswick, ME

Teaching the Genome Generation (TtGG) is designed to provide high school teachers the content knowledge, teaching strategies, and resources needed to enhance student learning in genetics, genomics, and personalized medicine. pgEd partners with educators from Jackson Laboratory (JAX) for this in-person PD. The JAX team leads sessions on microbiology and bioinformatics while pgEd focuses on […]

ONLINE – Introduction to Inclusive Pedigree Nomenclature (part of NSTA “Teacher Tip Tuesday” webinar series)

Robin will be moderating a webinar hosted by the National Science Teaching Association (NSTA) that introduces educators to updated pedigree nomenclature that is inclusive of sex and gender diversity. Teachers will learn how to make their classrooms more inclusive and welcoming for all students by using new guidelines for representing diverse family structures and personal […]

ONLINE – pgEd Teacher Workshop on Personal Genetics in Society

Personal genetics can impact our lives in many ways. This workshop will explore societal implications of personal genetics from reproduction and human sexual development to ancestry testing and law enforcement. Lessons covered will include: - Introduction to Personal Genetics - How Does Ancestry Testing Work? Exploring Admixture Testing - Sex, Genetics and Athletics - DNA, […]

ONLINE – Virtual Educator Meet-Ups: “Personal Genetics in the Classroom: Navigating Sensitive Topics” (Coffee & Conversation Series)

Join us for coffee and conversation this summer! The Coffee & Conversation Summer Series is a virtual event to bring together educators and the pgEd team to share stories and build community around teaching the personal and social impacts of genetics. Whether you are a veteran teacher or are just starting your career, pgEd welcomes […]

ONLINE – pgEd Teacher Workshop on Genome Editing & Eugenics

Genome editing is accelerating the pace of biological research and offers the potential to prevent and cure disease; create crops that are drought-tolerant, disease-resistant, and more nutritious; and help us adapt to life on a warming planet. But it also raises concerns - especially in light of the history of eugenics. Eugenicists in the early […]

Transforming Undergraduate Education in the Molecular Life Sciences Conference – Boston, MA

Marnie will be visiting Suffolk University in Boston to participate in a conference dedicated to “Transforming undergraduate education in the molecular life sciences”, hosted by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. She will be leading a Catalyst Conversation session on “Exploring Complexity in the Undergraduate Classroom: Sharing Free Curricula to Support Engagement with […]