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Unlocking Life’s Code


Spark Genetic & Genomic Curiosity in High School Students with Free New Educational Resources

Genome: Unlocking Life’s Code provides free lesson plans and storyline units to help guide your students as they explore various genetics and genomics concepts. Units will culminate in community-focused projects. High-quality professional learning experiences will also be developed to support teachers’ use of the instructional materials.

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About the Sponsor Organization

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Established in 1989, the National Human Genome Research Institute collaborates with the scientific and medical communities to catalyze genomic breakthroughs and supports the robust study and treatment of specific diseases with our colleagues at NIH. In this uniquely collaborative organization, everyone is focused on contributing to high-impact research and helping to apply new discoveries to the study of human health.

At NHGRI, we believe that advances in genomics research are transforming our understanding of human health and disease. Building on our leadership role in the initial sequencing of the human genome, we collaborate with the scientific and medical communities to enhance genomic technologies that accelerate breakthroughs and improve lives. At NHGRI, we are empowering and expanding the field of genomics. We are charting one of humankind’s newest frontiers.

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