National DNA Day: Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Human Genome Project
For Immediate Release
On National DNA Day, the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), part of the National Institutes of Health, will host a symposium to commemorate two special milestones: the 20th anniversary of the Human Genome Project’s completion and the 70th anniversary of the discovery of the DNA double helix.
The event is free and open to the public. Follow #NHGRIevents on social media for more information.
Senior Investigator Francis Collins, National Human Genome Research Institute Intramural Research Program
Director Eric Green, National Human Genome Research Institute
Director Diana Bianchi, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
CEO Josh Denny, All of Us Research Program
Director Gary Gibbons, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Director Joni L. Rutter, National Center for Advancing Translational Services
Tuesday, April 25, 2023, 10 a.m. EDT
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This event will be presented with real-time captioning. American Sign Language interpreting services are available upon request. Individuals who need interpreting services and/or other reasonable accommodations to participate in this event should contact NHGRIPressOffice@mail.nih.gov or the NIH Interpreting Office directly at email@example.com. Requests should be made at least five business days in advance in order to ensure interpreter availability.
Last updated: March 20, 2023