Celebrate National DNA Day at Home with Fun Activities
April 25 is National DNA Day and the best way to celebrate is from the comfort of your own home with your family. Check out our National DNA Day 2020 resources page for the best in hands-on activities, multimedia and interactive resources that bring genomics to you wherever you are!
DNA Day 2020 Virtual Presentation with Guest Speaker Dr. Janina Jeffs, Ph.D., M.S.
NHGRI's Genomics and Health Disparities Interest Group is hosting a DNA Day 2020 virtual presentation with special guest speaker Janina M. Jeff, Ph.D., M.S., on Thursday, April 23, 2020 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. EST via webinar. Dr. Jeff's presentation is titled "Advancing Precision Medicine Initiatives in Diverse Populations Using Bioinformatics and Podcasting." She is a population geneticist, bioinformatician, STEAM-activist, educator, motivational speaker, and podcaster. Don't miss out on this free webcast, register now!
DNA Day on Social Media - Take Part in HudsonAlpha's DNA Day Gene Chat on Twitter
DNA Day is being celebrated worldwide on Twitter with HudsonAlpha's DNA Day Gene Chat. Students and educators are invited to participate in the conversation and ask questions related to genetics, genomics and biotechnology and highlight careers in those fields. Send your questions in beforehand or participate in the moment. Also, check out ideas on how to incorporate the GeneChat into the virtual classroom. Be part of the virtual DNA Day 2020 celebration!
Keep up on the latest in DNA Day conversations and events by following @DNADay on Twitter. Instant access to useful classroom resources, fun facts, and digital engagement tools are available to the DNA Day Twitter community. Virtual events are featured and accessible for all followers and it's a great way to expand your social network.