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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

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

Rare Disease Day 2018 Senedd Reception

A report on the annual event which brings together the rare disease community to drive forward policy and service development.

Launch of 100,000 Genomes Project in Wales

Launch of 100,000 Genomes Project in Wales

Valentines day saw the official launch of the Wales Genomic Medicine Centre which will sequence patients with undiagnosed rare genetic diseases.

Wales Gene Park Annual Report 2016- 2017

Wales Gene Park Annual Report 2016- 2017

Highlights of our work expanding the use of genomic technologies by researchers in Wales.

New Genetics Modules at Cardiff University

New Genetics Modules at Cardiff University

Learn about new genetics modules for professionals working in clinical healthcare and enhance your skills, knowledge and insight in the growing sector of genetic healthcare.

Schools’ Genetics Roadshow 2017/18

Schools’ Genetics Roadshow 2017/18

Booking is now open for the School's Genetics Roadshows visiting schools and colleges across Wales in 2018.

New MSc in Genetic and Genomic Counselling!

New MSc in Genetic and Genomic Counselling!

A new part-time, distance learning MSc is open for applications for a September 2018 start.

Sign up to our Public Genetics Network!

Sign up to our Public Genetics Network!

Sign up to receive a biannual e-newsletter highlighting talks, conferences, genetics news and opportunities to participate in research projects or the wider research process.

Engagement award for Wales Gene Park!

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

Teachers’ Genetics Network Newsletters

View archived versions of our Teacher's Genetics Network newsletter and learn how to sign up and join the network.

Big Data – Linking NHS Wales and Wales Gene Park

Big Data – Linking NHS Wales and Wales Gene Park

Wales Gene Park collaborates with NHS Wales in a number of key areas. We collaborate in NHS-driven research projects, we help in the development of infrastructure to improve their diagnosis of various genetic diseases, and we provide hands-on training to key NHS research staff to ensure they can make best use of high-throughput sequencing technology.... Read more »