October 29, 2014
Dana Waring will be speaking as part of a wonderful series of talks being organized by the Curtis Memorial Library and Cornerstones of Science, a fantastic organization that “works with libraries to create experiences of science that spark curiosity and foster a deeper connection to the world around us.”.
Dana will be speaking at Curtis library on Wednesday October 29th at 12pm. Her talk will highlight new genetic discoveries and emerging social, legal and ethics issues in personal genetics, with an eye to topics specifically discussed in the Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. Join us!
November 13, 2014
pgEd’s Lauren Tomaselli is excited to be presenting at the Massachusetts Association of Science Teachers/Massachusetts Science Education Leadership Association (MAST/MSELA) conference in Boxborough, MA. Lauren has presented at a previous MAST/MSELA conference and looks forward to discussing with teachers from around the state how to bring personal genetics and ethics into their classrooms and get students excited about genetics.
November 18, 2014
pgEd is thrilled to return to the MAHPERD State Convention on November 18th at 12:30 in Worcester, MA to work with health and physical education teachers from around the state. Lauren will talk about the connections between genetics and athletics and related ethical issues, as well as various ways that genetics impacts health and how to incorporate these topics into health and phys ed classes. Click on the link here for more information and to register.
February 6, 2015
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.
March 19, 2015
Preparations are underway for pgEd’s third Congressional briefing bringing together an esteemed panel of experts to explore the emerging issues in genetic technology and its implications for policymakers.