Educational materials about genetics and genomics

Take the Pinterest Challenge!

K-12 Teachers and their students create Pinterest board with images/links to genomic resources used to educate students in the classroom. ALL participants receive hands-on educational resources for use in the classroom. NHGRI staff will choose top boards to feature on Genome: Unlocking Life's Code website and Pinterest Board.

See: The 2015 DNA Day Pinterest Challenge for K-12 Teachers and Students

ASHG/NHGRI Genetics and Education Fellowship seeks applications

Education fellows. Credit: ASHG Applications are now being accepted for the 2015 Genetics and Public Policy Fellowship. The fellowship is designed as a bridge for genetics professionals wishing to transition to education careers and provides several experiences.  Applications must be submitted by April 24, 2015. Read more

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


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


More from National DNA Day 2015

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

Read moreNHGRI's Dr. Larry Brody, Chief of the Division of Genomics and Society, will host 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 National DNA Day's Ambassador Program. Admission is free and no advance registration is required. Read more

Last Updated: March 18, 2015

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

NHGRI's YouTube Channel

Genetics Education Center
At the University of Kansas Medical Center

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

En Español:
Glosario hablando de términos genéticos
Multimedia glosario de términos genéticos con ilustraciones descargables.

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