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National D N A Day April 25 - 15th Anniversary

Young girl holding a DNA double helix

National DNA Day is a unique day when students, teachers, and the public can learn more about genetics and genomics. The day commemorates the completion of the Human Genome Project in 2003 and the discovery of DNA's double helix in 1953. Subscribe to our newsletter!

Learn about the Celebration 15 for 15

View resources highlighting how genomics is influencing our world.
 

Celebrate with NHGRI 2019 Events

Mark your calendars for our many events celebrating DNA Day.
 

Find Events in your Area

The National DNA Day Network has events all over the country. Find an event near you to celebrate DNA Day.
 

Plan an Event - April 25

Host an event and become an official National DNA Day Network Partner.