Library EventNational DNA Day 2018/DNA Interest Group - the Human Genome

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

04/24/2018 6:00pm 04/24/2018 7:00pm National DNA Day 2018/DNA Interest Group - the Human Genome National DNA Day commemorates the successful completion of the Human Genome Project 15 years ago in 2003 and the discovery of DNA's double helix 65 years ago in 1953. The program will provide a historical overview of the timeline for sequencing the human genome and summarize major outcomes of this effort, while also engaging the audience in a game of human genome trivia. For more information, contact Bryant McAllister at bryant-mcallister@uiowa.edu and follow the group on Facebook: DNA Interest Group - Iowa City. Iowa City Public Library Iowa City Public Library America/Chicago public

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National DNA Day commemorates the successful completion of the Human Genome Project 15 years ago in 2003 and the discovery of DNA's double helix 65 years ago in 1953. The program will provide a historical overview of the timeline for sequencing the human genome and summarize major outcomes of this effort, while also engaging the audience in a game of human genome trivia.

For more information, contact Bryant McAllister at bryant-mcallister@uiowa.edu and follow the group on Facebook: DNA Interest Group - Iowa City.

If you need disability-related accommodations in order to participate in this event, please contact the Library.

This event is open to the public.

DML is closed to members during event.

Cosponsor

Cosponsor Organization: University of Iowa Biology Department

Cosponsor Name: Bryant McAllister

Cosponsor Phone: 319-335-2604