Northern Virginia Community College

NOVA Biotechnology


National DNA Day Celebration

It commemorates the day in 1953 when James Watson and Francis Crick's article on the structure of DNA was published. The DNA Day in 2008 was also the five year anniversary of the completion of the Human Genome Project.

We are getting ready to celebrate National DNA at theNOVA Manassas Campus in April, 2013! We welcome all NOVA students to participate in the organization of this fun and educational event! If you are interested in helping and also in having a lot of fun while doing it, please contact Dr. Gomez at

National DNA Day 2011

Click here to see the pictures!

Click here to see the music performance by "The Double Helix"

National DNA Day 2012

Click here to see the slide show!

Dr. Ia Gómez
Program Head for Biotechnology at the Manassas Campus

Northern Virginia Community College
Manassas Campus
6901 Sudley Road
Manassas, VA 20109
Phone: (703) 530-8255