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The National DNA Day Reddit “Ask Me Anything” Series

Posted by on April 10th, 2018 Posted in: Health Information Literacy
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The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) will launch the National DNA Day Reddit “Ask Me Anything” (AMA) Series on Friday, April 20, continuing each week day until Friday, April 27, 2018, from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Genomics experts will answer questions at the Reddit Science community forum, “/r/Science“. A Reddit AMA is an opportunity to ask interesting individuals questions about anything and everything.This is wonderful opportunity for K-12 and the general public to increase their knowledge of genetics.

A sampling of events is listed below but for a full list of events please visit the National Human Genome Research Institute web page.

  • Friday, April 20, 2018
    National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins, M.D., Ph.D.
    “The future of precision medicine” 
  • Monday, April 23, 2018
    Representatives from Personal Genetics Companies
    “Personal genetics and you” 
  • Wednesday, April 25, 2018
    The National Society of Genetic Counselors
    “Ask a genetic counselor” 

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Carolyn Martin is the Consumer Health Coordinator for the NNLM Pacific Northwest Region. She works with various libraries and community organizations to increase health literacy in their communities.

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