Cutting-edge Biology: Teachers’ Genetics & Genomics CPD

9am – 3.45pm (talks start 9.30am), 23 June 2022

Cardiff Metropolitan University, Llandaff Campus, Cardiff CF5 2YB

Join Wales Gene Park, Cardiff Metropolitan University and Techniquest to learn more about the latest advances in the fast-moving field of genetics and genomics. Bring cutting-edge information to your secondary teaching with expert talks and interactive sessions. We are running a one-day Genetics & Genomics CPD event for teachers, funded by STEM Learning. Sessions include:

• Nutrigenomics & Epigenomics
• A Bioinformatics Workshop
• Analysing the Covid-19 Genome in Wales
• Tremolo, a brand new podcast drama about genetics for post-16 students
• A lab session on identifying SNPs associated with the genetics of taste, with stations including microscopes, measuring DNA, gel electrophoresis & interpreting results
• A discussion on genetics & ethics, including areas such as sequencing genomes and consent
• Opportunities offered by Cardiff Metropolitan University to prospective students

Funding: this course is subsidised by STEM LEARNING Ltd.

There is NO COST and teachers will be eligible for a £165 ENTHUSE bursary. To apply go to:

Lunch and refreshments provided

Further information please contact: