Personal Genetics Education Project


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 […]

Mount Desert Island Biological Lab – Genomics course for Maine high sch...

pgEd was just in Bar Harbor, Maine for Mount Desert Island’s Biological Lab’s (MDIBL) Summer Academy in Genomics. 18 high school students spent a week diving into the world of genomics, thanks to a course run by Charlie Wray and supported by the NIH. The lab work is a great introduction into the many different […]

Project Success

This summer, Marnie met with summer interns from Project Success: Opening the Door to Biomedical Careers, a program for high school students run by the Office for Diversity & Community Partnership at Harvard Medical School.  We talked about advances in genome sequencing and the benefits and risks of learning about one’s DNA.  Thanks to all […]