DNA Day 2021

April 23, 2021
We’re all about the science here at 23andMe, and that’s what makes DNA Day so special for us here.  Established back in 2003, DNA Day was meant to commemorate two...
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People Want to Know About Potential Health Risks

April 25, 2019
A new national survey shows a keen interest in DNA testing primarily driven by people’s desire to know more about their potential health risks.The survey, conducted by 23andMe in the...
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DNA Relatives Milestone

May 06, 2015
Last month for DNA Day, 23andMe took a look back at some of our own milestones, but a few of our customers pointed out a glaring omission from that list...
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DNA Day: Educate and Celebrate

April 20, 2012
We at 23andMe have a special place in our hearts for National DNA Day, and we’re teaming up with the Khan Academy to celebrate!
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Genetics: Looking Back and Looking Forward

April 05, 2010
The tenth anniversary of the completion of the first draft of the human genome is approaching, apparently putting a lot of scientists in the mood for reflection on the past...
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DNA Day 2009 — It’s Almost Here!

April 21, 2009
DNA Day was created in 2003 by a congressional resolution to celebrate two important milestones in the study of genetics: the 50th anniversary of the description of the double-helix structure...
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Past DNA Day Essays Reveal Student Misconceptions About Genetics

November 25, 2008
For many people, the first and last place they will ever study genetics is high school biology class. So it is crucial that these classes prepare people to deal with...
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DNA Day Essay Contest 2009

November 24, 2008
Even though there are still 152 days to go until DNA Day 2009, it’s never too early for high school students to start thinking about next year’s essay contest. The...
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