Cracking Your Genetic Code: A WGBH/NOVA Production in Association with The Hastings Center

Project launched in March 2011

Principle Investigators: Mary Crowley, The Hastings Center, and Laurie Donnelley, WGBH Boston

Funder: The Greenwall Foundation and National Institutes of Health


The Hastings Center has collaborated with WGBH Boston, the leading producer of national programming for PBS, to produce Cracking Your Genetic Code, a primetime public television program for NOVA on personalized, genetic medicine. The program aired on March 28, 2012 on PBS. To accompany the show, The Hastings Center launched Help with Hard Questions, an online community to help people think through ethical dilemmas that arise with contemporary health care decisions.