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Wales Gene Park Annual Report 2016- 2017

The Wales Gene Park Annual Report 2016- 2017 is now available here The report shows how Wales Gene Park has evolved and adapted to make the very most in Wales of the opportunities presented by genomics. A major part of what the Wales Gene Park does is to make genomic technologies available to biomedical researchers… Read more »

Schools’ Screening of GATTACA with Genetics Talk

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 »

The Psychiatry of Huntington’s Disease

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 »

Public Screening of GATTACA with Genetics Talk

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

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

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!

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!

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 »

Engagement award for Wales Gene Park!

Wales Gene Park has been named as winner of the ‘Outstanding Contribution to Engagement’ award at Cardiff University School of Medicine’s inaugural STAR awards ceremony. The awards, which recognise the achievement of excellence by members of staff across the School of Medicine, were presented by Jayne Dowden (Chief Operating Officer, Cardiff University) at Cardiff’s City… Read more »

Teachers’ Genetics Network Newsletters

Archived copies of the Teachers’ Genetics Network Newsletters can be viewed or downloaded by clicking on the images below. To receive the most recent edition of the newsletter please join the Teachers’ Genetics Network. Autumn 2016   Summer 2016 Spring 2016 Autumn 2015 Summer 2015