Past DNA Day News, Newsletters and Features: 2003-2009
- National DNA Day Awards: 2008
- Genes in Motion
Genes in Motion was a unique program held during National DNA Day 2007. See the new video documentary created for Genes in Motion to learn more about this program with the Liz Lerman Dance Exchange.
- Study Demonstrates that Misconceptions About Genetics Remain Prevalent in U.S. Science Classrooms
Scientists Address Gap in Knowledge by Educating Local Students About Genetics in Celebration of National DNA Day on April 25.
- DNA Day Previews Newsletters 2007-2008
DNA Day Previews, was a monthly newsletter about National DNA Day 2008 brought to you by NHGRI's Education and Community Involvement Branch.
- News Release: Fifth National DNA Day to Showcase Genomic Discoveries and Careers
The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), marks the fifth annual National DNA Day on April 25 with events aimed at building high school students' awareness of genetics and genomics. April 25 commemorates both the discovery in 1953 of DNA's double helix and the 2003 completion of the Human Genome Project
- Liz Lerman Dance Exchange Announces Washington DC Area Spring 2007 Performances
Liz Lerman's Ferocious Beauty: Genome, was presented by the Washington Performing Arts Society at the Atlas Performing Arts Center April 26-29, 2007.
- DNA Gets Its Groove On: Genetic Scientists and Liz Lerman Dance Exchange Collaborate on Ferocious Beauty: Genome
The Liz Lerman Dance Exchange investigates the startling realities of how knowledge of the genome will change the way we think about aging, perfection, ancestry, and evolution in its new work, Ferocious Beauty: Genome. The company developed the piece through collaborations with thirty-four genetic scientists and researchers from leading universities and government agencies across the country.
- News Release: Genomic Researchers Head To New England Schools for National DNA Day
On the fourth annual National DNA Day, researchers and professionals from the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) will serve as DNA Day Ambassadors and fan out across the nation, with an emphasis this year on New England.
- News Release: Students to Chat Online With Leading Genome Researchers For National DNA Day
Students joined NHGRI's Francis Collins and other genomic pioneers in an online chatroom. Also, faculty, staff and postdoctoral fellows from the NHGRI will visit high schools across the country as part of the 2005 National DNA Day Ambassador Program.
- NHGRI Researcher Returns to the Classroom to Teach - and Learn
NHGRI's Dr. Sarah Anzick discovers she's learned as much as she's taught being one of NHGRI's National DNA Day Ambassadors.
- Teach the Teachers
Eleven high school science teachers learn the latest in genetics during a half-day training session developed by NHGRI's Education and Community Involvement Branch.
- News Release: NHGRI Scientists Return to School for Second Annual DNA Day
On April 30, dozens of researchers and staff from the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) headed back to high schools in rural and urban communities across the country to share with students some of the exciting research taking place at the National Institutes of Health.
- News Release: NHGRI Researchers Go Back to School for National DNA Day
On April 25, dozens of researchers from the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) went back to schools in their hometowns and speak to students about the genome revolution, and genetic research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
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