To celebrate National DNA Day, middle and high school biology students from created DNA Day-related Pinterest boards. The results are in: See the top seven boards in the 2015 Pinterest Challenge from six states and from the Republic of Botswana. Each of these classes will receive a certificate of recognition and a set of learning tools. Go to: Top Boards
Since 2005, students in the ninth through twelfth grades have competed in the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) annual DNA Day Essay Contest. For 2015, ASHG received essays from students in 37 states and 16 foreign countries, including Turkey, Taiwan, Macedonia, and Ghana. To view this year's winners and honorable mentions, go to: ASHG Essay Contest
Whether 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
NHGRI'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: May 7, 2015