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All About the Human Genome Project
The international effort to map the human genome.

Online Education Kit: Understanding the Human Genome Project
Timeline, Videos, Bioinformatics

National DNA Day
Events, Ambassador Program, Webcast

Talking Glossary of Genetic Terms
A multimedia glossary with downloadable illustrations.

Genetic Education Modules for Teachers
Teaching tools to help students understand genetics and genomics.

Fact Sheets
Genetic concepts, research, more.

NHGRI Webinar Series
A new webinar series on topics related to genomics, health and society.

Speaking About Genetics
Teacher and speaker resources, scheduling an NHGRI speaker.

Online Genetics Education Resources
Links to genetics' information.

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Online Health Resources

Research Training Opportunities

Summer Internships at NHGRI/NIH

Educational Resources
Educational materials about genetics and genomics for students, teachers and the general public


Understanding the Human Genome Project

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Understanding the Human Genome Project is a multimedia, educational CD that covers the basics of molecular biology and includes learning modules to help high school students understand genetics, molecular biology and The Human Genome Project.

See: Understanding the Human Genome Project

National DNA Day, April 25, 2008

April 25 2008, DNA DayNational DNA Day has passed but you can still read a transcript of our online chat and take a look at our teaching materials, webcasts and podcasts. To take advantage of all of the National DNA Day activities, go to: National DNA Day Main Page

Genes in Motion
Genes in Motion was a unique program held during National DNA Day 2007. See the new video documentary created for Genes in Motion to learn more about this program with the Liz Lerman Dance Exchange.

National DNA Day 2008 Newsletter
The April 2008 issure of DNA Day Previews is now available. DNA Day Previews is a monthly newsletter about National DNA Day 2008 brought to you by NHGRI's Education and Community Involvement Branch.


bullet Featured Fact Sheet: Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008
bullet Gene Discoveries for Common Complex Diseases 1990 - 2007 PDF icon
The genes discovered, along with concurrent NIH initiatives, since the beginning of the Human Genome Project.
bullet Cumulative Pace of Gene Discovery 1981 - 2005 PDF icon
The number of disease genes identified from 1981 to 2005.
bullet Speakers from the National Human Genome Research Institute
Find out how to schedule a speaker from NHGRI.
bullet 50 Years of DNA: A Celebration of the Genome
Learn about the 2003 celebration with articles, webcasts, more
bullet DNA Kit and Science Museum Activities

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Last Reviewed: August 15, 2008

See Also:

Education and Community Involvement Branch

On Other Sites
Genetics Education Center At the University of Kansas Medical Center

Human Genetic Variation: NIH Curriculum Supplement

The Mentor Network At The American Society of Human Genetics

National Coalition for Health Professional Education in Genetics

En Español
Glosario El Hablar De Términos Genéticos
Un glosario de los multimedia con las ilustraciones downloadable.

Del Mapa a Usted
Explora el mundo de la genética, del Proyecto Humano del Genoma y del futuro del Genómica.

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