In April 1953 Francis Crick and James Watson published the first paper to describe the structure of DNA. In 1993 the Human Genome project began.

DNA Day is a public festival of events celebrating and investigating genetics. Marked around the world, DNA Day is a chance for us all to think carefully about genetics now and in the future.

The festival runs 23 – 35 April 2020 –  there are film screenings, workshops, lectures, and family activities including:

Find more about these opportunities and all of the forthcoming events at:

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