Educational materials about genetics and genomics

NHGRI welcomes 2015 ASHG/NHGRI education and public policy fellows

Read moreThis fall, Cari Young, Sc.M., and Julie Nadel, Ph.D., will join the National Human Genome Research Institute as American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG)/National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) education and public policy fellows. Ms. Young will spend time working with NHGRI's Policy and Program Analysis Branch, while Dr. Nadel will direct her talents to the Education and Community Involvement Branch. Both credit their high school biology classes with inspiring the direction of their careers. Read more

LabGenius: The next step toward a digital laboratory

Read moreThe HHS Ignite Accelerator program, inspired by Silicon Valley start-up methods, nurtures innovative ideas that might improve government operations. Now this seed funding and mentorship program could help create a digital "LabGenius" and, according to NIH Director Francis Collins, "has the potential to streamline our labs ... which could have a big impact." Read more


The 2016 National DNA Day Essay Contest

2016 D N A Day Essay ContestThe American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) invites students in grades 9-12 to participate in the 11th Annual DNA Day Essay Contest! Get ready to submit your essays beginning in January 2016! Read more

Student and Teacher Educational Resources from Genome: Unlocking Life's Code

Read moreThe NHGRI/Smithsonian traveling exhibit, Genome Unlocking Life's Code, has developed a wealth of educational digital assets for both students and teachers. Visit the Genome: Unlocking Life's Code site to discover all the ways you can enhance your learning and teaching experience about genomics and genetics.
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The Genomics in Medicine Lecture Series
Read about and view a series of lectures about genomic medicine.

Last Updated: October 16, 2015

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Genome: Unlocking Life's Code
Visit the website for the NHGRI Smithsonian Exhibition Genome: Unlocking Life's Code

NHGRI's YouTube Channel

Teach Genetics | Learn Genetics
At the Genetic Science Learning Center

Genetics Education & Outreach Network
At The American Society of Human Genetics

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Glosario hablando de términos genéticos
Multimedia glosario de términos genéticos con ilustraciones descargables.

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