NEWSLETTER: November 2020
This Issue:

*Family Health History Interactive

*NHGRI Twitter Chat

*NHGRI Facebook Story

*DNA Day Twitter Chat

*Virtual STEM Workshop

Join Genome: Unlocking Life’s Code in Celebrating Family Health History on November 17 with the New Interactive “Family Health: Understanding Family Health History”
November is Family Health History month and we are celebrating by presenting a brand new interactive “Family Health: Understanding Family Health History.” Learn about what family health history is, why it is important, and how to record it. Scroll through and learn how to connect with Genome: Unlocking Life’s Code on Pinterest and share our family health resources. Celebrate Family Health History Month with us!

National Human Genome Research Institute’s Clinical Director, Dr. Ben Solomon, to Host Question and Answer Session on Twitter about Family Health History in the Clinical Setting on November 17
The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) will be celebrating Family Health History Month Tuesday, November 17 from 11:00am-11:45 a.m. EST, when Clinical Director, Dr. Ben Solomon answers questions from the Twitterverse about family health history. Dr. Solomon will be tweeting from NHGRI’s @genome_gov account. Mark your calendars and tweet your questions to Dr. Solomon in advance by tweeting to @genome_gov and using the hashtag #FamilyHealthChat.

A New Facebook Story on NHGRI’s Facebook Featuring a Family’s Health History Journey
Taking advantage of the Facebook Story experience, NHGRI has created a series of animated graphics highlighting how one person’s health benefitted from their proactive family health history journey. This story will be available for just 24 hours on Tuesday, November 17. To see the story, visit NHGRI’s Facebook page and click the circular profile picture in the header.

National DNA Day Twitter Chat Highlighting Family Health History Resources on November 17
Because DNA Day is every day, NHGRI’s National DNA Day Movement will be participating in the family health history celebration by hosting a Twitter Chat on Tuesday, November 17 from 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.. Learn about the latest in resources available for learning about and recording family health history. Resources will include both paper-based and internet tools. Join @DNADay and participate in the conversation by using hashtags #FamilyHealthHistory and #DNADay21.

Virtual STEM Workshop Series for Educators
The VIRTUAL Inspire Educators Workshops is a special event series for educators designed to inspire and equip teachers with the most current and innovative STEM learning tools for the classroom. Industry leaders will share their STEM perspectives and resources while implementing realistic teaching models. This free event takes place over two days, November 18-19, 2020. Registration is required.

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