DNA - The Next Generation

National Human Genome Research Institute

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DNA - The Next Generation

Chromosomes ABC News correspondent Robert Krulwich hosts a program featuring Nobel laureate James Watson and former NHGRI Director Francis Collins who discuss the history and future of human genetics.

This webcast was created as a part of the April 2003 celebration of the historic culmination of one of the most important scientific projects in history: the sequencing of the human genome. In addition, April 2003 marked the 50th anniversary of another momentous achievement in biology: James Watson and Francis Crick's Nobel Prize winning description of the DNA double helix.


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50 Years of DNA: From Double Helix to Health, A Celebration of the Genome

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Last Reviewed: April 11, 2012