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Today is National DNA Day! #DNADay16 @DNAday

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Happy National DNA Day, everyone!

What is National DNA Day? From genome.gov:

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.

Click here to access genome.gov’s list of educational activity ideas. We’re particularly enamored of the Strawberry DNA Extraction project, as well Ask a Biologist from ASU and the Timeline of the Human Genome from Genome: Unlocking Life’s Code.

You can also click the map below to access an interactive event map to find an event near you:

Map of National DNA Day Events Happening Around the Country


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