Celebrate DNA Day with HudsonAlpha – participate in GeneChat, our annual social media blitz.
DNA Day commemorates the completion of the Human Genome Project in April 2003 and the discovery of the DNA double helix in 1953. To mark this occasion, HudsonAlpha will host a virtual conversation among the Institute, classrooms and the public on our social media platforms from 9 am to 2 pm CDT on April 24, 2020. We’ll answer questions related to genetics, genomics and biotechnology and highlight careers in those fields.

How to join the conversation on
April 24th from 9 am – 2 pm CDT:

  • Follow us on Twitter (@HAEdOutreach)– submit your questions live to our industry leaders, using #GeneChat and #DNADay20.

    Our experts will be answering your questions about
    careers in biotech (9-10 am)
    plants and agriculture (10-11 am)
    genetic counseling (11-12 noon)
    Shareable Science: Beyond the Blog, COVID-19 with Neil Lamb (12-1 pm)
    and human health (1-2 pm).
  • Want to email your questions ahead of time? Send them to [email protected], and we will be sure to answer them on Twitter and give you a shout out!
  • Engage with us on Flipgrid– view curated HudsonAlpha resources, and submit your video questions April 13-17th for our genomics and biotech experts to answer on April 24th with video responses of their own.
  • Like us on Facebook– see some video highlights of the roles we have here at the Institute. Be sure to like and comment on your favorites!


Spread the word

Let your followers know you’ll be celebrating DNA Day with us, and invite them to join us!

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Instagram
  • Snapchat

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