Personal Genetics Education Project


Tweeting About Genetics: What are people all over the world saying about gene...

We have a nifty new app we are excited to share – Wondering where in the world DNA is a hot topic? What are people saying about genes, genetics and genomics? Thanks to the talented and generous Martin Gingras, you can follow along in real-time and see where tweets are coming from, and the vast […]

1st ever Map-Ed competition – the results!

Scientists and staff here in our Department of Genetics at Harvard Medical School just wrapped up pgEd’s first ever Map-Ed competition, going head-to-head to see who could bring in the most pins to Map-Ed. Eighteen teams signed up, and we gave each team its own link to the quizzes (thanks to Autodesk and Sigma-Aldrich for their on-going support for […]

DNA Day Pinterest Challenge for K-12 students and teachers

pgEd is happy to help spread the word about this fun and engaging contest from our friends at the NHGRI and the Unlocking Life’s Code exhibit. K-12 teachers and students are invited to use Pinterest to create a number of boards with genetics content, such as: Fun Things to Do With DNA DNA and Keeping […]

GETed 2013 publication: Accelerating public awareness in the age of personal ...

“Conference Scene: Accelerating public awareness in the age of personal genetics“, our latest article highlighting the work accomplished at the GETed 2013 meeting, has been published in the latest edition of Personalized Medicine. Authors Marnie Gelbart and Chris Gunter showcase some of the exciting and challenging topics we tackled, review pgEd’s new projects such as […]