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February 2018

Hot Buttons, Cool Conversations

February 1, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
JCC Greater Boston, 333 Nahanton St
Newton, MA 02459 United States
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$15 - $18

pgEd Director, Ting Wu, has been invited to speak on a panel on science and religion at the JCC Greater Boston. The panel will be moderated by former NPR reporter and author, Barb Hagerty, and will also feature Paul Root Wolpe (Director at the Center for Ethics, Emory University), Ian Hutchinson (Professor of Nuclear Science, MIT), and Rabbi Geoffrey Mitelman (Founding Director, Sinai and Synapses). This event is part of the JCC Greater Boston's Hot Buttons, Cool Conversations discussion series…

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Genetics and Social Justice: Professional Development Workshop, Boston, MA

February 22, 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Harvard Medical School, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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How does genetics intersect with issues of social justice? As genetic technologies become more widespread, how can our society ensure that education about and access to this information is available to¬†everyone? Join us for an engaging professional development workshop about ethical and social issues related to genetics. We create interdisciplinary lesson plans that explore how increasing access to genetic information will affect individuals, families and society. 10 PDPs available - attendees need to complete a small amount of work after…

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March 2018

Massachusetts Association of Biology Teachers Annual Meeting and Conference

March 10
Framingham State University, 100 State St
Framingham, MA 01702 United States
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Marnie will be speaking at this year's MABT annual conference, on the topic of "Genome editing: Addressing scientific and ethical questions in the classroom".

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Race and Ethnicity: Incorporating History, Society and Genetics to Improve Human Health

March 23, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Arizona State University, 401 E Tyler Mall
Tempe, AZ 85281 United States
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Johnny will be participating in this panel discussion on how meaningful advances in personalized medicine and advance global health will require careful consideration of the historical, social and genetic components of race and population ancestry.

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