The Gene | Screener & Live Chat

February 3, 2021
7:00pm Eastern Time
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Watch excerpts from Ken Burns's The Gene: An Intimate History, followed by a live conversation with professionals at Penn State Behrend, Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC, and University of Pittsburgh! Learn about the fascinating research happening in your own backyard, and how it stands to change our understanding of the world around us.

Presented in partnership with Penn State Behrend, Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC, and University of Pittsburgh.


Production funding for KEN BURNS PRESENTS THE GENE: AN INTIMATE HISTORY has been provided by Genentech, 23andMe, Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Gray Foundation, American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) & Conquer Cancer Foundation, Judy and Peter Blum Kovler Foundation, Craig and Susan McCaw Foundation, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. The Outreach and Education Partner is National Institutes of Health, National Human Genome Research Institute. Outreach support is provided by Foundation Medicine.

Video Descriptions

The GENE - Version 2 Engagement Screener

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

The Gene - WQLN Digital First

48min 6sec


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