Welcome to the Wales Gene Park

Harnessing Genetics to advance Research, Healthcare, Education and Innovation.

Our mission is to promote and facilitate medical genetic research and to educate and inform the public, health professionals, and young people alike about the issues and opportunities raised by genetics.

We bring together expertise and experience in genetics within Wales, provide state-of-the-art technologies to researchers in Wales and provide innovative initiatives to educate and engage health professionals and the public in Wales and beyond.

Public talk: Clues in your poo
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How screening is helping the fight against bowel cancer Wednesday 2nd December 2015 Hadyn Ellis Building, Cardiff University, 6-7.30pm. The Wales Gene Park, in conjunction with Cancer Research UK, is holding a ...
Cardiff International Cardiovascular Conference
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17-18 November 2015 Six organisations, one amazing event! This event will see the British Congenital Cardiac Association (BCCA), Paediatricians with Expertise in Cardiology Special Interest Group (PECSIG), Cardiff Cardiovascular Genetics (CCVG), ...
Film Festival – Screening and talk: Jurassic World
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For the first time, the Wales Gene Park is taking part in the Into Film festival for schools and young people across the UK! Schools are invited to join us for a screening ...
Public talk: Richard III From car park to cathedral
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8th October, 6.30-8pm, Julian Hodge lecture theatre, Cardiff University Join Dr Turi King and Carl Vivian from the University of Leicester for this fantastic opportunity to hear the story of the ...
Schools’ Genetics Roadshow Autumn 2015
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For the 4th time, the Wales Gene Park is running its genetics roadshow for year 12/13 students from Wales and the bordering counties of England. This event takes leading speakers ...
Teachers’ Genetics Network Newsletters
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Archived copies of the Teachers’ Genetics Network Newsletters can be downloaded from here. For up-to-date copies of the most recent newsletters, please join the Teachers’ Genetics Network.