Education on the Benefits & Ethical Implications of Personal GeneticsWhat can an analysis of your DNA reveal about you, your family history, and your health? What might easy access to information about your genes mean for you and for society as a whole? The ability to learn about our genes and how they work has undergone an enormous leap forward in the last 10 years. pgEd aims to get people talking about the potential benefits and implications of the fast-approaching world of personal genetics. Let's begin the conversation.
Highlights from pgEd
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- Map-Ed.org and work your way through five simple questions about genetics to pin yourself on a world map. No expertise in genetics necessary! Share with your friends and keep you eye on the map to watch the pins filling in across your community and around the globe. Take the quiz →
Congressional briefingpgEd is heading to Washington D.C. this spring as a critical new angle for realizing our mission. pgEd is planning Congressional briefings focused on the urgency of raising public awareness about personal genetics. We are pleased to welcome Tsion Tesfaye, who is spearheading these efforts. Meet Tsion →
Thanks to our sponsors!pgEd is grateful for the tremendous support of the Harvard Medical School Department of Genetics. Thanks to Autodesk for invaluable contributions to the development of the latest iteration of Map-Ed (new map launched in December 2013) as well as Autodesk, Genentech and IDT for their generous support of GETed. Support pgEd →
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