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The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) aims to educate students, teachers, and the public about genomics through participation in outreach events and hands-on activities.

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15 Ways Genomics Influences Our World

Fifteen years after the completion of the Human Genome Project, NHGRI's "15 for 15" Celebration unveils 15 ways that genomics is transforming our world.

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The Gene: An Intimate Story

NHGRI is proud to help support the PBS documentary, “Ken Burns presents The Gene: An Intimate History,” based on the book by Siddhartha Mukherjee, M.D.

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Genome: Unlocking Life's Code Exhibition

The Genome: Unlocking Life's Code exhibition celebrates the 10th anniversary of the initial sequencing of the human genome.

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USA Science and Engineering Festival

Join NHGRI staff at the USA Science and Engineering Festival to take part in hands-on genetics and genomics activities.

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National DNA Day

National DNA Day commemorates the successful completion of the Human Genome Project in 2003 and the discovery of DNA's double helix in 1953.

Last updated: November 22, 2019