Congratulations to the 2007 winners and thank you all for participating. Happy DNA Day!
Discuss the practical implications that genetics research is playing in our lives today. Discuss where is might lead us in the next 10 years.
2007 Question 1 Winners
1st Place: Lindsay Michalski, Grade 11
School: Athens High School
Location: Athens, MI
2nd Place: Margaret Dietrich, Grade 12
School: East Kentwood High School
Location: Kentwood, MI
3rd Place: Jason Choi, Grade 11
School: Montgomery Blair High School
Location: Silver Spring, MD
In what ways will knowledge of genetics and genomics make changes to health and health care in the US Possible?
2007 Question 2 Winners
1st Place: Elena Perry, Grade 9
School: Richard Montgomery High School
Location: Rockville, MD
2nd Place: Sumit Malik, Grade 10
School: Thomas Jefferson High School
Location: Alexandria, VA
3rd Place: Nathan Whitmore, Grade 9
School: Ralph Waldo Emerson Junior High
Location: Davis, CA
About the Contest
The contest aims to challenge students to examine, question, and reflect on the important concepts of genetics. Essays are expected to contain substantive, well-reasoned arguments indicative of a depth of understanding of the concepts related to the essay questions.
Essays are read and scored by at least two independent judges. A 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winner are chosen for each question.
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