Personal Genetics Education Project


ONLINE – Sinai & Synapses Fellows Meeting

Marnie will be discussing developments in genetics in a session titled “Our Bodies, Our Brains, Our Technology” that will explore the opportunities for health care and ethical questions raised by emerging technologies.

Navajo Nation reconsiders ban on genetic research

Nature News and Comment has a thoughtful piece about the Navajo Nation’s difficult history with genetic testing, and the current debate happening about whether or not to allow genetic testing of tribe members as a new cancer center opens in Arizona. Tribal members, leaders and researchers are working to draft a policy that recognizes and […]

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, […]

MDIBL’s Connections Magazine – Fall 2012

Our friends at Mount Desert Island Biological Lab have recently published their semi-annual Connections Magazine.  We were so thrilled (and a little surprised) to see Dana and her students on the cover! We are so pleased to be part of this course lead by Charlie Wray and supported by the NIH.  Thank you to Ann Cox […]