Personal Genetics Education Project


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 […]

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 […]

Hadley Smith, pgEd’s summer intern!

pgEd is thrilled to have had Hadley Stevens Smith with us for the summer! Hadley joined us from Texas A&M University, and worked on a number of important projects for pgEd this summer.  Thank you Hadley for your work on a soon-to-be-released Map-Ed quiz, and for the wonderfully detailed and clear post at Current Genetics […]

Genome: Unlocking Life’s Code at the Smithsonian – Ting Wu and Ma...

The Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History’s new exhibit, “Genome: Unlocking Life’s Code” opens to the public on Friday, June 14th. Years in the making, this interactive, technology-driven exhibit will highlight advances and challenges in genetics and medicine. It also will focus on the ethical, legal and social issues that have bubbled to the surface […]