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New England Regional Genetics Group Annual Conference – Portsmouth, NH

Gill will be representing PGED at the annual New England Regional Genetics Group conference. The conference brings together speakers covering a range of topics in the areas of genetics, genetic counseling, public health, and patient and family advocacy. Say hello to Gill if you plan to attend!

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.

ONLINE- ‘Towards a Publicly Engaged Biological Anthropology’ (AABA Webinar)

Rob is the organizer and moderator for an interactive webinar for the American Association of Biological Anthropologists (AABA) on “Publicly Engaged Biological Anthropology” on Tuesday, January 30th at 1pm ET. One of the speakers, Dr. Elaine Guevara, recently co-authored a great paper on teaching undergraduate biology (including genetics) in ways that avoid reinforcing false ideas […]

ONLINE – The Science and Fiction of De-Extinction and Climate Change

Join Hollywood heavyweight Scott Z. Burns and world-renowned geneticist George Church for a one-of-a-kind conversation: the science of George's de-extinction efforts to resurrect species like the woolly mammoth, paired with Scott's storytelling on DNA preservation and climate change in his Apple TV+ show "Extrapolations". Moderated by SIE Society's Tobias Deml.

Towards an Equitable Future: Genetics Engagement Beyond Academia (workshop) – National Harbor, MD

Marnie and Rob will lead a workshop for exploring challenges, opportunities and best practices for public engagement on genetics and society. Participants will reflect on the need and impacts of multidirectional conversations with public audiences on scientific, personal, and societal dimensions of genetics and have opportunities to practice such conversations with peers. We will introduce […]