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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.

When did America officially start celebrating DNA day?
     Sarah Harding M.P.H.: Creates and implements community engagement programs focusing on genetics. DNA Day first began in 2003 with the completion of the Human Genome Project. It has been going strong ever since!
Charlotte Latin School in NC (6th grade student)

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