How the Chemistry and Structure of DNA was Discovered by Watson and Crick-Presented by Library Director, Mr. Bruce George on Wednesday, April 25 at 6:30 p.m.

This special program is in honor of National DNA Day, established by the National Human Genome Research Institute, and celebrates the publication of articles by James Watson/Francis Crick and others in Nature (the International Journal of Science) in 1953 on the discovery of the structure of DNA (Deoxyribonucleic acid), the genetic information of life.  It is also the 50th anniversary date of the publication of James Watson’s book, The Double Helix, which is his personal account of the discovery of DNA that took place between 1951-1953.

This program is free and open to everyone. To sign up, please visit the library or call 203-468-3890. You may also register by sending an email to Cynthia.

Additional parking for evening and weekend library events is available in the East Haven Town Hall parking lot across the street from the library or in the Stop & Shop lot behind the library, accessible from Messina Drive.