Educational materials about genetics and genomics

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

Happy Fathers's Day from NHGRI!

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Have a happy Father's Day and learn about the Y chromosome - the chromosome shared by all boys and men - that was passed down from a signle male ancestor who lived over 100,000 years ago!  Learn 11 neat facts about the Y chromosome from our special infographic.  More 



D N A Day April 25 2015

Activities for 2015

Child with DNA written on chalkboard behind himWhether you are in a classroom, or at home, celebrating National DNA Day is just a click away. Here are a few memorable activities, for fun or learning, that will light up your screen! Read more


Dr. Larry Brody hosts HOT (Human Origins Today) Topic at the Smithsonian

Read moreNHGRI's Dr. Larry Brody, Chief of the Division of Genomics and Society, hosted a HOT (Human Origins Today) Topic at the Hall of Human Origins, National Museum of Natural Hisotry (NMNH), Smithsonian Institution on April 24th from 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. as part of the National DNA Day's Ambassador Program. Read more

The Genomics in Medicine Lecture Series
Read about and view a series of lectures about genomic medicine.

Last Updated: June 29, 2015

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

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Genetics Education Center
At the University of Kansas Medical Center

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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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