Personal Genetics Education Project

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pgEd working with Youth Enrichment Services (YES)

Written by Florcy Romero, pgEd’s Curriculum and Professional Development Associate As a part of our new initiative to expand awareness of genetics in various communities, pgEd teamed up with the incredible youth at Youth Enrichment Services (YES) to offer a workshop and get the conversation started. Located on Mass Ave in Boston, this organization focuses on […]

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 […]

pgEd at Brookline HS

Today, Marnie enjoyed her visit to Brookline High School in Brookline, MA to visit Mr. Carey’s AP biology class.  We talked about DNA sequencing technologies and the potential implications of these technologies for individuals, families, and society.  Congratulations to the graduating seniors.  Thanks for the engaging discussions on your last day of high school.

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