National DNA Day is a unique day celebrated on April 25 each year.
National DNA Day commemorates the successful completion of the Human Genome Project in 2003, and the discovery of DNA's double helix by James Watson and Francis Crick in 1953. This annual celebration offers students, teachers and the public many exciting opportunities to learn about the latest advances in genomic research and explore what they may mean for their lives.
For more on the history and purpose of National DNA Day, read the concurrent Congressional resolutions that established the event:
For fun and learning, we invite you to take a few minutes to explore the links featured here as our picks for "10 Things To Do At Home, Or In The Classroom, On National DNA Day."