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2015 DNA Day Essay Contest Winners

2015 DNA Day Essay Contest Winners

Congratulations to the 2015 winners and thank you all for participating. Happy DNA Day! This year ASHG received submissions from students in 37 states and 16 foreign countries, including Turkey, Taiwan, Macadonia, and Ghana. Asking students to focus on the evolving definition of a gene engaged them in deeper thinking about our current understanding of... Read More

2014 DNA Day Essay Contest Winners

2014 DNA Day Essay Contest Winners

Congratulations to the 2014 winners and thank you all for participating. Happy DNA Day! This year ASHG received submissions from students in 39 states and 20 foreign countries, including Turkey, Portugal, Australia, and Nigeria. Asking students to investigate the genetic and environmental components of a complex trait engaged them in deeper thinking about heritability and... Read More

2013 DNA Day Essay Contest Winners

2013 DNA Day Essay Contest Winners

Congratulations to the 2013 winners and thank you all for participating. Happy DNA Day! Over 6,000 essays were written for this year’s contest, and ASHG received record-breaking entries from teachers in 47 states and 15 foreign countries, including Iran, Egypt, Afghanistan, Lithuania, and Nigeria. Asking students to discuss the impacts of the discovery of the... Read More

2012 DNA Day Essay Contest Winners

2012 DNA Day Essay Contest Winners

Congratulations to the 2012 winners and thank you all for participating. Happy DNA Day! Over 6,000 essays were written for this year’s contest, and ASHG received record-breaking entries from teachers in 47 states and 15 foreign countries, including Iran, Egypt, Afghanistan, Lithuania, and Nigeria. Asking students to discuss the impacts of the discovery of the... Read More

2011 DNA Day Essay Contest Winners

2011 DNA Day Essay Contest Winners

Congratulations to the 2011 winners and thank you all for participating. Happy DNA Day! We have a record submission of over 700 essays this year. Essays were submitted from 45 states in the U.S., Canada, Colombia, India, Singapore, Taiwan, Turkey and the United Kingdom. The judges enjoyed reading the essays and see what the younger... Read More

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