Posts By: Wales Gene Park

Young People’s Genomics Café: 20th Oct, 6 – 7.30pm, Zoom – book now!

Are you a young person interested in finding out more about genomics and health, or affected by a rare or genetic condition? Join us! These events are aimed at those aged 16 to 25. October’s café will feature relaxed talks including: Chromosomes! Dr Andrew Fry, Clinical Senior Lecturer in Medical Genetics, Cardiff University An Introduction… Read more »

Genomics After Dark @ Techniquest, 6th October 2022, 6.30 – 10pm

Genomics Partnership Wales is taking over Techniquest for one night only! Join us for an evening of fun activities that will give you an understanding of the fascinating world of genetics and genomics. Activities include: DNA Extractions Public Talks Interactive Stands Techniquest’s own hands-on exhibits Star-Tours in the planetarium Fully Licensed Bar Full event details… Read more »

Public Genomics Café, 29 Sept, 11am – 12.45pm, via Zoom – book now!

September’s café will feature relaxed talks including: Genetics & Exercise – Can Your IL-6R Gene Influence Your Exercise Choices? Dr Richard Webb, School of Health Sciences, Cardiff Metropolitan University A Personal Experience of a Rare Condition Rare Disease Advocate Supporting those with Undiagnosed Conditions in Wales: the new SWAN Clinics Initiative Dr Ian Tully, All… Read more »

Wales Rare Diseases Action Plan 2022 – 2026 Launched

The families of people with rare diseases may have to undertake a long journey to find a to find a diagnosis (often called a diagnostic odyssey); there may be ignorance of their condition and as a result their care may be uncoordinated and individuals might not have access to the best treatment options. The Wales Rare Diseases… Read more »

Public Genomics Café: Tue 5th July 2022, 11am-12.45pm, Zoom – book now!

July’s café will feature relaxed talks including: Enabling Diagnosis through Genomic Research Dr Karen Reed, Wales Gene Park A Family’s Experience of the Rare Condition Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF-1) Clare Giles, Rare Disease Advocate The Impact of Rare Disease Through a Lens Ceridwen Hughes, Same But Different A Personal Account of Thalassaemia Kyriacos Kanias, Rare Disease Advocate All… Read more »

Genomics Showcase: May 2021

The Genomics Showcase 2021 Programme can be found here The full report on the Genomics Showcase 2021 can be found here

Teachers’ Genetics & Genomics CPD: 23 June 2022, Cardiff Metropolitan University – book now!

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… Read more »