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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.


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I am a pharmacy college graduate and I'm interested in learning about genetics. How might I enter this field of science?
     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 many fields of science that are now using genomic science. One of the best places to begin looking for the many opportunities in the field is at the National Human Genome Research Institute's website, http://www.genome.gov
Samar (Higher Education )


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