pgEd presented a workshop for high school students at the American Society of Human Genetics, as well as have our poster accepted at the meeting. We attended many intriguing talks (some of which we will revisit in this space in … Continue reading
What makes for a great athlete? How is genetic information being used to protect athletes? What can genetic testing for sports ability tell us about individuals or populations? These questions and more were tackled by a wonderful group of high … Continue reading
pgEd is thrilled to be holding its second Congressional briefing, as part of a series on advances in personal genetics and raising public awareness. This briefing, taking place in Washington, DC on Friday, October 3rd, will focus on emerging genetic technologies, genetic discrimination, … Continue reading
pgEd’s Director, Ting Wu, recently participated in an event that connects Hollywood writers and scientists in an effort to bring exciting and accurate scientific storylines to screens big and small. Organized by the Continue reading
Lauren had a great time presenting at the Northeast Regional Conference on the Social Studies on April 8th. It was a great discussion with social studies teachers about the history of the American Eugenics Movement and how we can prevent … Continue reading
pgEd always looks forward to teaching (using our newly updated and expanded lesson plans), and we are especially excited to have spent some time with some biology students at Brunswick High School in Brunswick, ME.
We were thrilled to have earned a spot as a speaker at the National Conference for the Social Studies, taking place right now in St. Louis, Missouri. pgEd is sharing several of its lesson plans – Eugenics and Genetics, Genes, … Continue reading