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Schools’ Screening of GATTACA with Genetics Talk

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Wales Gene Park and Into Film present a free, unique schools’ screening of the film GATTACA at The Vue Swansea, York Street, Swansea, SA1 3LZ Tuesday 14th November 2017, 11am to 1pm As part of the Into Film Festival 2017, join us for a screening of the thought-provoking and visually impressive sci-fi thriller GATTACA, about a world in which mass… Read more »

Rare Disease Patient Network Annual Meeting

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18th October 2017, Park Inn, Cardiff City Centre, 9.45am-2.45pm Join us for our third annual Rare Disease Patient Network meeting. Hear talks from expert speakers on the latest advances in the field of rare diseases. There will also be time for discussion and questions with our experts and opportunities for networking. The full agenda will… Read more »

The Psychiatry of Huntington’s Disease

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Friday 10th November 2017, Park Inn, Cardiff City Centre, 9.30am – 4pm The objectives of this meeting are to give mental health professionals and psychiatrists confidence in recognising and managing the commoner symptoms encountered in HD, and to know when to refer on for a further opinion. Subjects covered will include recognising when someone may… Read more »

Polyposis Meeting and Research Update

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27th September 2017, Park Inn Hotel, Cardiff City Centre This meeting will bring together gastroenterologists, pathologists, clinical geneticists, surgeons, paediatricians researchers, genetic counsellors and trainees from these specialties. The event is designed to provide updates across the specialties on the field of inherited polyposis syndromes. The event will also be an opportunity to hear about… Read more »

3G public genetics conference – North Wales

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24th October 2017, Catrin Finch Centre, Wrexham, 10am-2pm 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 2nd Wales Gene Park 3G conference in North Wales! The event is aimed at members of the public over 50, but… Read more »

Public Screening of GATTACA with Genetics Talk

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17th November 2017, The Savoy Theatre, Monmouth, 10am-1pm Wales Gene Park invites you to a free, unique public screening of the film GATTACA at The Savoy Theatre, Monmouth GATTACA presents a future in which children are genetically designed to ensure that they possess the best hereditary traits of their parents. But, what about the science… Read more »

New Genetics Modules at Cardiff University

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Genetics modules for non-genetics health professionals Genetics and genomics are an integral part of our healthcare service and our range of genetics modules will enhance your skills, knowledge and insight in the growing sector of genetic healthcare. Each of the 3 Masters-level modules can be studied as a 20 credit or 30 credit module and… Read more »

Schools’ Genetics Roadshow autumn 2017

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Booking is now open for Wales Gene Park  Genetics Roadshow for schools and colleges in autumn 2017! The roadshow offers free genetics-related talks to year 12/13 students in your own school or college. At each roadshow two to three expert speakers will talk on topics such as: Inherited disorders Genetic counselling Stem cells Personalised medicine Genomics Biodiversity… Read more »

New MSc in Genetic and Genomic Counselling!

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We are delighted to announce that Cardiff University’s new 3-year, part-time, largely distance learning MSc in Genetic and Genomic Counselling course is now open for applications, with commencement in September 2017. The closing date for applications in 31 May 2017. The course is accredited by both the UK Genetic Counsellor Registration Board and by the European… Read more »

Sign up to our Public Genetics Network!

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Launched in June 2016, our public genetics network allows members of the public to keep up to date with all the latest information from Wales Gene Park. Free to join and open to anyone with an interest in genetics, members received a biannual (spring and autumn) e-newsletter highlighting Wales Gene Park events (including our public talks,… Read more »