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National DNA Day 2018

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“Celebrating the 15th anniversary of the Human Genome Project’s completion & its impact on our lives for DNA Day '18. http://thndr.me/z0k22b

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National DNA Day 2018

2018 is a special year for genomics. The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) will mark the 15th anniversary of the completion of the Human Genome Project and National DNA Day on April 25. 

This year, NHGRI needs your help increasing awareness of its '15 for 15' campaign, which highlights 15 ways genomics has transformed our world in the last 15 years.

Every year on April 25, NHGRI, 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.

Help us spread the word with a Thunderclap heard around the world on April 25 for #DNADay18!

HOW TO SHOW YOUR SUPPORT:

  1. At the top of the page, join the #DNADay18 Thunderclap campaign via Twitter, Tumblr or Facebook.
  2. Follow #DNADay18 and #15for15 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. Host your own #DNADay18 event, and you'll join dozens of teams who are engaging students on the latest genomics research and how it impacts our lives.
  6. Celebrate #DNADay18 and #15for15 by joining an event near you or creating your own event.
  7. Participate in #DNADay18 events hosted by NHGRI - Reddit Ask-Me-Anything series, lecture on startups in science and HOT Topic discussion on your gut (microbiome).
  8. On April 25th, watch as social media lights up with National DNA Day celebrations across the country!

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National DNA Day is an annual celebration hosted by 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 genomics research and to explore what they may mean for their lives.

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