Items Tagged ‘DNA Day’

April 10, 2018

Celebrating 15 years of advances in genomics: a time to reflect and look forward

By Sharon Rosen sharonhrosen

DNA sequencing and genetic testing have changed medical practice by speeding diagnosis of rare diseases for which patients have visited many different medical providers in search of answers, offering new options in prenatal testing and ushering in a new era of individualized medicine. Genomics moved to the forefront of several areas of medicine after completion […]

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Tags: #15 for 15 Celebration, #cell-free DNA testing, #CIMCon18, #DNA sequencing tests, #Dr. Megan Allyse, #Dr. Myra Wick, #expanded carrier screening, #prenatal testing, #rare and undiagnosed diseases, #rare diseases, #rare genetic diseases, #reproductive health


April 19, 2017

Exploring the DNA of a strawberry: lessons we can learn about our own health

By Sharon Rosen sharonhrosen

Every living thing has DNA — or deoxyribonucleic acid – which is a blueprint of what makes you a human, your dog an animal or your roses a type of flower. You may be surprised to learn that 60 percent of the DNA present in strawberries is also present in humans. So, what is this […]

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Tags: #DNA analysis, #DNA extraction, center for individualized medicine, DNA Day, Dr. Matthew Ferber, Genetic Testing, genomics, mayo clinic, pharmacogenomics


Mayo Clinic Research Information Center Presents ‘Changing Lives Through Research’

April 21, 2016

Mayo Clinic Research Information Center Presents ‘Changing Lives Through Research’

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

National DNA Day is coming to Mayo Clinic a couple of days late.  But biomedical research is often like that: you start towards your target, meander around like a person trying to herd cats, and then you analyze your results and discover something else entirely. National DNA Day is a holiday celebrated on April 25 […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, Changing lives through research, DNA Day, Dr. Marina Walther-Antonio, Dr. Nicholas Chia, Dr. Purna Kashyap, Dr. Richard Weinshilboum, Dr. Timothy Curry, Human Genome Project, microbiome, National DNA Day, pharmacogenomics


March 20, 2014

Celebrate DNA Day

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National DNA Day commemorates the successful completion of the Human Genome Project in 2003 and the discovery of DNA’s double helix by James Watson and Francis Crick in 1953. This annual celebration offers students, teachers and the public many exciting opportunities to learn about the latest advances in genomic research and explore what they may […]

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Tags: DNA, DNA Day, dna test, DNA Testing, gene sequencing, genome science, genomic medicine, genomics, individualized medicine, NIH, personal genomics, personalized medicine


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