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National DNA Day 2017

by National DNA Day category: Education

“April 25 is National DNA Day – inspiring the next generation of scientists! #DNADay17 http://thndr.me/139yib

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This campaign ended on April 25, 2017 at 12PM

National DNA Day 2017

Every April 25, the National Human Genome Research Institutes, part of the National Institutes of Health, celebrates the completion of the Human Genome Project in 2003, and the discovery of the DNA double helix in 1953.

This year, NHGRI needs your help expanding the National DNA Day network across the country. Host your own DNA Day event, and you'll join dozens of teams who are engaging students on the latest genomics research and how it impacts our lives. 

Help us spread the word with a Thunderclap heard around the world on April 25th. Happy #DNADay17!

HOW TO SHOW YOUR SUPPORT:

  1. At the top of the page, join the #NationalDNADay Thunderclap campaign via Twitter, Tumblr or Facebook.
  2. Follow #NationalDNADay on Facebook and Twitter.
  3. Spread the word to your friends and followers and ask them to sign up as well.
  4. Visit  NHGRI’s National DNA Day website.
  5. Celebrate #DNADay17 by joining an event near you or creating your own event.
  6. Celebrate with NHGRI through the: Twitter Chat and "HOT" Topic Discussion
  7. On April 25th, watch as social media lights up with National DNA Day celebrations across the country!

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National DNA Day
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National DNA Day is an annual celebration from the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), part of the National Institutes of Health. National DNA Day celebrates the successful completion of the Human Genome Project in 2003 and the discovery of DNA's double helix by James Watson and Francis Crick in 1953. This annual celebration offers students, teachers and the public exciting opportunities to learn about the latest advances in genomic research and explore what they may mean for their lives.

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