The Gene | WKAR

April 29, 2021
7:00pm Eastern Time
 04/29/2021 07:00:00 pm04/29/2021 08:00:00 pmAmerica/New_YorkThe Gene | WKARKen Burns Presents The Gene: An Intimate History. The series uses science, social history and personal stories to weave together a historical biography of the human genome, while also exploring the stunning breakthroughs in understanding the impact genes play on heredity, disease and behavior. From the story of the remarkable accomplishments of the earliest gene hunters and the bitterly fought race to read the entire human genome, to the unparalleled excitement and ethical challenges of CRISPR and gene therapy, the documentary takes viewers on a journey through key genetics discoveries that represent some of the greatest achievements in human history. The clips will be followed by a panel of expert. <hr> This online event is intended for family viewing in the company of an adult in the household. The family member registering will need to create a free OVEE account and will be asked to provide their birthdate to verify their age as 18 or older. <hr> If you have questions about this event or the OVEE platform, please <a href="mailto:events@wkar.org?subject=OVEE Help">send an email to events@wkar.org</a> <hr> https://ovee.itvs.org/screenings/5dqsiJen Preslarevents@wkar.orgfalseMM/DD/YYYY

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Ken Burns Presents The Gene: An Intimate History. The series uses science, social history and personal stories to weave together a historical biography of the human genome, while also exploring the stunning breakthroughs in understanding the impact genes play on heredity, disease and behavior. From the story of the remarkable accomplishments of the earliest gene hunters and the bitterly fought race to read the entire human genome, to the unparalleled excitement and ethical challenges of CRISPR and gene therapy, the documentary takes viewers on a journey through key genetics discoveries that represent some of the greatest achievements in human history. The clips will be followed by a panel of expert.


This online event is intended for family viewing in the company of an adult in the household. The family member registering will need to create a free OVEE account and will be asked to provide their birthdate to verify their age as 18 or older.


If you have questions about this event or the OVEE platform, please send an email to events@wkar.org


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The GENE - Version 2 Engagement Screener

Station screening reel for THE GENE: AN INTIMATE HISTORY. Version 2.

60 minutes

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