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You're Full of Genes by Claudia Zylberberg

Especially for Children (Ages 5-9)

Author: Dr. Claudia Zylberberg, CEO of Akron Biotech

The book takes children on a journey with games and activities that help them learn about how trillions of cells with trillions of genes work to make each child unique.

The Gene: An Intimate History

This short PBS television series, from Ken Burns and Barak Goodman, is adapted from a book Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee.  It explores the ethics and breakthroughs of gene-based medicine.