Personal Genetics Education Project


Brianna’s Law has matched more than 1,000 arrestee DNA samples to crime...

Brianna’s Law – passed in Nevada in 2013 in honor of a 19 year old Brianna Denison who was raped and murdered – requires collection and database entry of DNA from people arrested for a felony. According to reporting in the Reno Gazette Journal, “Although the data is still preliminary, Gresko said the collection of […]

Student spotlight: Mike Gloudemans and Nachi Shamaprasad

Education is at the heart of our mission –  so pgEd was thrilled that students from Duke University’s Genome Sciences and Policy Certificate Program were interested in conducting research about the state of DNA and the criminal justice system.  We were thrilled to have them present their work to us ahead of our Congressional briefing that […]

Current Genetics Update: Shedding light on DNA’s “dark matterR...

Florie Charles has created another wonderful video at Youreka Science, this time helping us understand: What is going on with the parts of our DNA sometimes referred to as “dark matter”?  Florie uses her clear, concise teaching style to talk about DNA and skin cancer. Her video is a particularly great tool for those of […]


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