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November 2017

Strategies for Addressing The Achievement Gap in Boston Public Schools

November 20, 2017, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Bruce Bolling Municipal Building, 2300 Washington Street
Roxbury, MA 02119 United States
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pgEd, in partnership with Boston Public Schools’ Office of Opportunity and Achievement Gaps, will present information on how pgEd professional development workshops can address the educational achievement gap. pgEd uses an evidence based approach to inform participants about advanced genetic research and technologies which allows teachers to confidently present lessons to students that are engaging, culturally relevant, and inspires discourse about the social, ethical, and legal concerns these advances raise. Featured speakers will be Dr. Ting Wu (pgEd Director and Professor of Genetics; Harvard Medical School) and…

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YES workshops

November 29, 2017, 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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One event on November 1, 2017 at 3:30pm

One event on November 8, 2017 at 3:30pm

One event on November 15, 2017 at 3:30pm

One event on November 29, 2017 at 3:30pm

Boston, MA Boston, MA United States + Google Map

pgEd will be presenting a series of workshops with Youth Enrichment Services (YES), a non-profit that seeks to inspire and challenge Boston youth with physical and mental activities that foster life-long respect for self, others, and the environment.

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January 2018

Henrietta Lacks and informed consent in the genome age

January 11, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Dana Waring will be leading a workshop with students from the Maine School for Science and Math, who are spending their winter term at the Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine.

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CRISPR Workshop III: Public outreach, education, and engagement

January 18 - January 19
UC Berkeley Berkeley, CA United States + Google Map

Marnie and Ting will be participating in this third in a series of three CRISPR workshops being organized at UC Berkeley by William Hurlbut and Jennifer Doudna. The first workshop focused on the State of the Science, and the second focused on Ethical Issues Surrounding the Use of CRISPR Technology.

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