23andMe Educators Summit

As schools were letting out for the summer, 23 professors and teachers from public and private universities, community colleges and Ivy League schools across the…

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…

Integrating 23andMe Ancestry and Wellness Reports in the Classroom

Last month, I had the pleasure of representing 23andMe at the Association for Molecular Pathology’s Science Educator Workshop in Austin, Texas. The workshop was a…

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…

Obtaining IRB Approval for a Research Project using 23andMe

My name is Shawn Miller, and I am a Research-Teaching postdoctoral fellow in the group of Professor Jeffrey Moore at the University of Illinois at…

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…