Thirteenth Annual European DNA Day Essay Contest for High School Students
The Winners have been selected!
The European Society of Human Genetics is delighted that students from 22 countries submitted 194 essays and 13 videos this year. The evaluation was made involving 53 experts in the field, who selected the following 3 winners and 11 honourable mentions for essay submissions as well as 3 winners and 2 honourable mentions for video subbmissions.
The names of the winners will be announced in front of approximately 5.000 international scientists and doctors attending the European Human Genetics Conference on August 31, 2021.
Winners as well as honourable mentions will receive a diploma within the next weeks. Acknowledgements will be sent to all submitters.
Congratulations to the winners of the 2021 DNA Day Essay contest!
Elektra Epanomeritakis The Wallace High School, Lisburn, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom Essay Title: We can now sequence the genome of all life forms, from viruses to humans. What could be the point of this?