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Ting Wu

Ting (C.-ting) Wu is a Professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School. She is also Director of the Consortium for Space Genetics and Director of the Personal Genetics Education (pgEd.org) Project. She received her B.A. and Ph.D. from Harvard University and is a recipient of the NIH Director’s 2012 Pioneer Award for her laboratory’s work on genome organization and inheritance and a 2016 Transformative Research Award for her laboratory’s work on sequence ultraconservation and its potential role in maintaining genome integrity. Her group also invents technologies for visualizing the genome, most recently, at nanometer-level resolution. The Wu laboratory also houses pgEd, which promotes public awareness and conversation about personal genetics, aiming to make engagement equal across all communities, regardless of socioeconomic, ethnic, educational, and religious influences. pgEd works in classrooms, provides curricula and teacher training, runs Congressional briefings, advises the film and television industry, and partners with communities of faith.

Past Programs Featuring Ting Wu

Thursday, June 1, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm