Posts By: Wales Gene Park

Genetics & Genomics CPD for Biology Teachers

Cutting Edge Biology: Genetics & Genomics CPD event for Biology Teachers 9am to 3.30pm, 27th June 2018, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP Join Wales Gene Park,  Techniquest and Swansea University Medical School to learn more about the latest advances in the fast-moving field of genetics and genomics. Bring cutting-edge biology into your secondary classroom with… Read more »

Join us for the third ‘3G’ public genetics conference!

Genetics and Genomics for the 3rd Generation (3G) Conference: A public event about DNA, genetics and genomics 10am to 3pm, 13th June 2018, Holiday Inn, Castle Street, Cardiff CF10 1XD Like to find out more about the fascinating field of DNA, genetics and genomics and discover how it affects our everyday lives? Join us for the 3rd Wales… Read more »

Spotlight on Genomics: 18th – 19th June 2018

Spotlight on Genomics: 18th – 19th June 2018, Park Inn by Radisson, Cardiff City Centre Wales Gene Park invites you to join us for a two-day meeting entitled ‘Spotlight on Genomics’. Day One will focus on genome editing and Day Two will feature next generation sequencing-related technologies. Due to an increase in sponsorship obtained, we are able… Read more »

Research Study: What do you think genetic counselling is?

Are you or your family member affected by or at risk of a genetic condition? Want to improve the quality of genetic counselling services and how they communicate with patients? At Cardiff University, we are seeking the views of people from families affected by genetic condition, but who have NOT (yet) had genetic counselling themselves,… Read more »

Rare Disease Day 2018 – Senedd reception

14th February 2018, 6-8pm Join Rare Disease UK for our annual Rare Disease Day reception at the Senedd. The theme for Rare Disease Day 2018 is: ‘Research’, continuing on from 2017. The event will include an update on progress with implementing the Welsh Government Rare Disease Implementation Plan and the progress of the recruitment for the… Read more »

SWAN (Syndromes without a Name) Event

Undiagnosed Genetic Conditions Information Event 30th January 2018, 10am – 2pm, The Park Inn, Cardiff City Centre, CF10 2JH (opposite the Motorpoint Arena). Does your child have global development delay (GDD) or learning/ physical difficulties that are unexplained?​ Has your child had genetic tests that have come back negative or with results of unknown clinical significance?… Read more »

The Future of Cancer Treatment – public event

Free public event Thursday 22 February 2018, 6:30pm – 8pm (talks start 6.30pm, doors open 6pm) Hadyn Ellis Building, Maindy Road, Cardiff University, CF24 4HQ ‘Personalised medicine’ is a way of providing treatments and healthcare tailored to individuals rather than using a ‘one-size fits all’ approach. Scientific advances, such as whole genome sequencing and wearable… Read more »