Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act: Protecting Individuals for 11 Years
As the school year draws to an end, bring your students up-to-date on the federal law, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) that has been in place for 11 years. Enhance your bioethics discussions about GINA protections designed to prevent genetic discrimination. This short, interesting read is a great way to end the year!

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Have you ever wondered what a career as a genetic counselor looks like? Has anyone in your family ever participated in genetic testing for their health? This film created by the Deaf Health Communication and Quality of Life Center at Gallaudet University and the National Human Genome Research Institute increases awareness about preventative genetic screenings and communicating with genetic counselors. 

Looking for something STEM to do this summer? Need ideas to enhance next year's lesson plans? The 8th annual STEM Forum & Expo offers sessions to connect with other STEM organizations, panels and workshops, an elementary STEM showcase and more! Registration is open now to attend the expo in San Francisco from July 24-26, 2019.

Genomics for Good created by Illumina, Inc., provides resources to learn about genomic technologies and their impacts. Read stories about those who have experienced the good of genomics first hand. Catch up on the latest genomic news and read featured articles highlighting genomics' reach in our world. 
NHGRI's Louise M. Slaughter National DNA Day Lecture
Crossing Cultures: An Exploration of Microbial Music and the Community Bio Movement By David Wong, Ph.D.

NHGRI's Louise M. Slaughter National DNA Day Lecture honors the late Congresswoman Louise M. Slaughter and her career dedicated to science and public service. It also honors her role in leading a group of legislators who passed concurrent resolutions creating DNA Day in 2003. This year's speaker was Dr. David Kong of MIT's Media Lab. It's never too late to be part of the National DNA Day celebration, so take a moment and watch the video!

Quick links to popular teacher resources on Genome: Unlocking Life's Code.


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