Teacher training opportunities

Genome Generation: get your students debating ethical issues

Have you ever wondered how the latest genetics and genomics research will have an impact on health and society? Do you want to encourage your students to develop the skills to discuss contemporary science with confidence?

In this event, you will:

  • be introduced to the Genome Generation discussion activity that helps students debate current issues in genetics and genomics
  • learn how the activity allows students to analyse data, challenge their own ideas and consider how genomics will transform healthcare
  • work in groups to trial the activity for yourselves
  • discuss how the resource can be used in your classroom.

Duration: 2.5 hours
Availability: Places limited to 20 people per session
Cost: Free
Booking: Contact Louise Newby at ln239@hermes.cam.ac.uk with subject 'Genome Generation'

Genome Generation training sessions will take place at the following times:

Date Time Location
Wednesday 8th May 2013 17:00 Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Hinxton, Cambridge


The Franklin Centre for Public Engagement
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute,
Wellcome Trust Genome Campus,
CB10 1SA

Phone: +44(0)1223 496995
Fax: +44(0)1223 494919

Email: pubengage@sanger.ac.uk

Please download an overview of the Public Engagement programme.

* quick link - http://q.sanger.ac.uk/q4bjmpzr