image to enlarge)
The Molecule of the Month's David Goodsell and a paper model of DNA. Download your own copy from the Educational Resources section.
NHGRI's National DNA Day
commemorates the completion of the Human Genome Project and the
discovery of DNA's double helix. It's also a day for students,
teachers, and the public to learn more about genetics and genomics.
Related online resources include:
- Paper model of DNA. Download from the RCSB PDB, print, and fold.
- National Human Genome Research Institute's DNA Day website provides teaching tools, a chatroom, and webcasts.
- NPG's Double Helix: 50 years of DNA
offers original publications, historical perspectives, and examinations
of DNA in medicine, society, and as a biological molecule
- Molecule of the Month features on DNA, Designed DNA Crystal, Transfer RNA, and more.