Personal Genetics Education Project

Upcoming Events

August 21, 2014

pgEd at the Smithsonian

pgEd will be setting up shop in the Genome Zone of the Genome: Unlocking Life’s Code exhibit at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History. We’ll be playing Map-Ed on iPads, having an interactive discussion on the benefits and implications of personal genetics, and answering your questions. Join us!

Date: August 21, 2014
Venue: National Museum of Natural History
10th St. & Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC , DC, 20560, United States

September 19, 2014

pgEd presentation at Harvard Medical School

Marnie will be presenting an update on pgEd and our strategies for raising awareness as part of a weekly seminar series in our home Department of Genetics at Harvard Medical School.

Start: September 19, 2014 12:00 pm
End: September 19, 2014 1:00 pm
Venue: Harvard Medical School

October 17, 2014

ASHG High School Workshop – pgEd leading a section for teachers and students at ASHG

pgEd is pleased to be part of the American Society of Human Genetics’s annual conference taking place October 18-22 in San Diego, California.  The day before the conference formally begins, ASHG hosts a day long institute for San Diego area students and teachers on the new and fascinating topics in genetics and genetics education. pgEd is thrilled to be offering a workshop at this event. We will be talking about the intersection of sports and genetics as a tool to teach genetic concepts like variation, complexity, and gene-environment interaction. More details soon.

Start: October 17, 2014 8:30 am
End: October 17, 2014 2:30 pm
Venue: American Society of Human Genetics
San Diego, CA, United States