23andMe Visits the Boys and Girls Club

Equipped with pipe cleaners, pom poms, and a PowerPoint presentation on basic genetics, members of the 23andMe Education team headed back to school last week….

A Note to Educators from 23andMe’s Anne Wojcicki

Dear Educator, Making genetics education fun and accessible has been core to our mission since we launched in 2007. Understanding our genome is possibly the…

Efforts to Improve Genetic Literacy

A set of national genetic science standards for elementary through high school students in the United States offers a modest improvement over state-based standards, but…

Learning with Legos Leads to “Best Day Ever”

A big part of our mission is to help advance genetics education. We had a rewarding opportunity to do so on Dec. 18, as the…

Teach Genetics Probability with 23andMe Reports on Lactose Intolerance

Earlier this year, 23andMe had the pleasure of hosting a workshop in cooperation with the Bay Area Biotechnology Education Consortium (BABEC), an organization that was instrumental…

The Complex Genetic Portrait of the U.S.

Your DNA is both a recipe for life, and a record of it — a thread that links your story to the human story. As…

The One And Only Me Book Launch

23andMe again turned to Ariana Killoran to complete its newest book, The One And Only Me, which communicates the complicated and important science of genetics in…