Plans afoot for National DNA Day

National DNA Day

With the National DNA Day in the offing on April 25, scientists at the Arizona State University (ASU) will acknowledge a wide range of questions from the field of DNA. One of the central focuses will be to addresses advancing technologies from the discipline and how the developments have evolved in varied fields of our society like medicine, food security, criminal justice, individual rights and privacy.

Through a comprehensive three part series organized by ASU, experts will elicit questions pertaining to DNA. Resource persons will be available to address questions from their respective research fields.  In addition, they will also talk about issues encompassing matters for a progressive genetic future, like ethical and legislative actions.

The  three-part series will run on the following headlines:

The future of DNA is now unfolding, DNA enters legal maze with potential to solve – and create – privacy problems and how criminal justice is evolving with DNA.