The USA Science and Engineering Festival is coming!
The USA Science & Engineering Festival
is a national grassroots effort to advance STEM education and inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers. Exhibitors, performers, speakers, partners, sponsors and advisors are a who-is-who of science and engineering in the United States. Read about the upcoming festival, April 26-27th, 2014: (more
Read about NHGRI's past events for the Science Festival
Jackson Lab adopts NCHPEG's website
The Jackson Laboratory (JAX)
, a highly regarded institution for genetics research and education, recently signed an agreement with the National Coalition of Health Professional Education in Genetics (NCHPEG) to acquire and maintain the coalition's website. NCHPEG's website hosts a wealth of instructional programs on genetics. (more)
The 2013-2014 Genomics in Medicine Lecture Series
Read about and view the latest series of lectures for Genomics in Medicine
National DNA Day 2014
The 9th Annual National DNA Day Essay Contest is Open! Apply now!
The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) invites you to participate in the 9th Annual DNA Day Essay Contest! The contest is open to students in grades 9-12. The contest aims to challenge students to examine, question, and reflect on important concepts in genetics. Essays are expected to contain substantive, well-reasoned arguments indicative of a depth of understanding of the concepts related to the essay question. Essays are read and evaluated by several independent judges through three rounds of scoring. Essays are due Friday, March 14, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern. (more)
Apply for NHGRI-ASHG's new education fellowship for genetics professionals
To help cultivate an educated citizenry, the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) and NHGRI have teamed up to sponsor the new Genetics and Education Fellowship. Every year, one genetics professional will receive comprehensive training and experience to help prepare him or her for a career in genetics and genomics education. (more)
Last Updated: February 28, 2014