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DNA Day Essay Contest

Posted by on January 12th, 2021 Posted in: Children and Teens, Scholarships and Grants
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The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) DNA Day essay contest question is now available to students in grades 9-12 worldwide. Students are asked to examine, question, and reflect on important concepts in genetics. The first place student winner receives $1,000 and their teacher receives a $1,000 genetics material grant. The submission site is now taking submissions and the deadline is Wednesday, March 3, 2021. Winners along with honorable mentions will be announced on Friday, April 23, 2021. A great way to celebrate DNA Day 2021 virtually! Learn more about this contest and submit an essay.

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Carolyn Martin is the Outreach and Education Coordinator for the NNLM Region 5. She works with various libraries and community organizations to increase health literacy in their communities.

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