We are excited to share our newest lesson plan, “Using primary sources to understand eugenics.” Students are invited to explore the origins and execution of the American eugenics movement in the early part of the 20th century by studying … Continue reading
We have a nifty new app we are excited to share – http://genetics.herokuapp.com/
Wondering where in the world DNA is a hot topic? What are people saying about genes, genetics and genomics? Thanks to the … Continue reading
How many pins representing genetics education can we collect in one day? Granted, it is a special day – DNA Day celebrates the discovery of the helical structure of DNA, and also the Human Genome Project.
To celebrate #DNADay15, we’ve created a … Continue reading
In the days leading up to (and since!) pgEd’s Congressional briefing on personal genetics and law enforcement, a number of news stories related to the use and collection of DNA in the criminal justice system have caught our attention. A … Continue reading
Education is at the heart of our mission – so pgEd was thrilled that students from Duke University’s Genome Sciences and Policy Certificate Program were interested in conducting research about the state of DNA and the criminal justice system. We … Continue reading
It was reported at the Future of Genomic Medicine conference that a genetic test in the early weeks of pregnancy unexpectedly led 26 women to a cancer diagnosis. Women seeking information … Continue reading