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2008 National DNA Day Online Chatroom Transcript

This is just one question from an archive of the National DNA Day Moderated Chat held in April 2008. The NHGRI Director and many genomics experts from across NHGRI took questions from students, teachers and the general public on topics ranging from basic genomic research, to the genetic basis of disease, to ethical questions about genetic privacy.

What are some colleges that have great genetics programs? (Leah)
     Carla Easter, Ph.D.: Creates and implements genetic education programs. Works with the branch to create science education products for high school students. There are 100s of colleges that have genetics programs. In addition, universities with life science departments will include genetics in their curriculums. In order to get sense of what the programs are like, you can always look at the various research that the faculty are involved.
Rock Canyon High School in CO (12th grade student)

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