DNA Day

DNA Day is Coming Soon!

April 12, 2010
DNA Day was created in 2003 by concurrent (Senate and House) congressional resolution to celebrate two important milestones in the study of genetics: the 50th anniversary of the description of...
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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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What is DNA Day About Anyway?

April 18, 2008
You may have seen our recent posts about DNA-themed activities and events for DNA Day. But what is DNA Day all about anyway? DNA Day was created in 2003 by...
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DNA Day Events

April 14, 2008
DNA Day is being celebrated around the country on April 25, one week from Friday! To help you participate, we’ve compiled a list of DNA Day happenings. Drop us a...
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Get Out There and Learn about DNA!

March 14, 2008
Fascinated by genetics? Curious about what the future of science will bring? Looking for a way to celebrate DNA Day on April 25? Here’s a list of museums from around...
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