National DNA Day

National Human Genome Research Institute

National Institutes of Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


National D N A Day April 25 Celebrating Genomics Through Awareness



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National DNA Day is a unique day when students, teachers and the public can learn more about genetics and genomics! The day commemorates the completion of the Human Genome Project in April 2003, and the discovery of DNA's double helix in 1953.
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Find Events in Your Area

The National DNA Day Network has events all over the country. Find an event near you to celebrate DNA Day.

Chat with Geneticists in the Ask me Anything Series

Join NHGRI, pgEd, and ASHG for a week-long National DNA Day "Ask Me Anything" (AMA) Series on reddit /r/Science.

Join @DNADay for a Twitter Chat

Follow or join the #DNADay16 Twitter Chat for an exciting discussion celebrating genetics and genomics!

Participate in the National DNA Day Pinterest Challenge

K-12 teachers: Rally your students and create a specially-themed Pinterest board for National DNA Day.

Last Updated: February 12, 2016
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