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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's a good DNA joke?
     Pnina Laric, M.S.: Coordinates the summer and post-baccalaureate internship and training programs at NHGRI. 1. Do these genes make me look fat? 2. What did one helix say to the other: You're so twisted! 3. All that she wants is another base pair... (reference to Ace of Base song from the mid-nineties- ask your teacher)
Waterville High School in WA (11th grade student)

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