Personal Genetics Education Project


Current Genetics Update – Aggression, Genetics and Complexity

pgEd recently unveiled a new lesson plan, “Genes, Environment and Genetic Complexity: Genetics and Aggression.” Like all of our materials, it is aligned with the Common Core and freely available on our Lesson Plans page. This lesson was developed in response to questions we were seeing in the classroom, and it took a new urgency […]

pgEd loves teachers – Thank you NSTA attendees!

Dana had a great visit to San Antonio, thanks to the many wonderful, enthusiastic and creative teachers at the National Science Teacher Association conference. We were pleased to have a great crowd for our talk, and really appreciated the conversation, comments and questions after the presentation as well. We will be getting in touch with […]

Canada’s Globe and Mail coverage of personal genetics: “Our Time ...

The Globe and Mail has assembled a wonderful set of articles, polls, and videos about personal genetics, in large part to bring awareness to the launch of the Personal Genome Project – Canada. The series is called “Our Time to Lead.”  The polls that look at Canadian’s attitudes about genetic testing are worth a look, […]

“How Synthetic Biology Will Change Us” – An interview with ...

George Church, Harvard geneticist and someone we are thrilled to call an ally in our education mission, has a new book out called “Regenesis“.  While we await our copy from our local bookseller, you can get a sense of  Dr. Church’s latest effort thanks to NBC’s Digital science editor Alan’s Boyle’s interview on his blog, Cosmic Log.  We […]