January 6, 2014
pgEd has been invited to speak at the Whitehead Institute’s 2013-2014 Lecture Series for High School Teachers, Deciphering Disease in the Genomic Age. We will discuss pgEd’s curricular materials to bring a spotlight on ethical and social issues surrounding personal genetics.
March 29, 2014
pgEd is delighted to run a training for teachers at the Museum of Science as part of the Museum’s Professional Development series, Hall of Human Life: The Power of Personal Data Teacher Institute.
April 3, 2014 – April 6, 2014
pgEd will be presenting at the 2014 NSTA National Conference on Science Education in Boston. Lauren and Dana’s session, entitled “Genetics Gets Personal: Teaching the Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues in Personal Genetics,” will be held in the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, Room 156B on Sunday, April 6th.
April 4, 2014
Marnie will be one of four speakers at the 2014 Stanley N. Gershoff Symposium at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University in Boston, MA. She will be discussing pgEd’s programming and curricula advancing public education on personal genetics as an introduction to the symposium entitled “Personalized Nutrition: Overlooked or Over-hyped?”