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Cell Biology

Cell Biology

The study of the cell, including mitosis and meiosis 

DNA, Genes, Chromosomes

DNA, Genes, Chromosomes

The building blocks of inheritance

Heredity/Inheritance Patterns

Heredity/Inheritance Patterns

The genetic transmission of traits

Epigenetics/Inheritance and the Environment

Epigenetics/Inheritance and the Environment

The genome’s dynamic response to the environment

Genetic Conditions

Genetic Conditions

Conditions caused by gene variations or mutations

Evolution

Evolution

Processes by which organisms are changed over time

Biostatistics

Biostatistics

The use of mathematics to investigate life science related problems

Biotechnology

Biotechnology

Biological techniques used to enhance products

DNA Forensics

DNA Forensics

The application of genetic testing for legal purposes

Top Issues In Genetics

Top Issues In Genetics

Select genetic topics of popular interest

Teacher Resources

Teacher Resources

  • 15 for 15 Celebration - April 2018 will mark the 15th anniversary of the completion of the Human Genome Project. To commemorate this milestone the National Human Genome Research Institute has launched the 15 for 15 Celebration - unveiling 15 ways that genomics has and will continue to transform our world.
Labs & Experiments

Labs & Experiments

  • How to Extract DNA from a Strawberry (PDF 1,742.12 KB) - This activity demonstrates how DNA can be isolated from a strawberry using common household materials. A perfect DNA Day experiment!
Careers in Genetics

Careers in Genetics

Highlights

Highlights

  • DNA Day - Activities, games and more to commemorate National DNA Day, April 25th 2018