Tuberous Sclerosis Study Day

Wednesday 10th October 2018, 10:00 – 16:00 Park Inn by Radisson Cardiff City Centre, Mary Ann Street, Cardiff CF10 2JH Do you work in education, health or social care? Would you like to know more about supporting children and adults with Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC).  TSC is a genetic condition that can lead to growths in various organs of… Read more »

Wales Gene Park at Wales Festival of Innovation 2018

The fast-moving and exciting areas of genetics and genomics were highlighted as Wales Gene Park took part in the Wales Festival of Innovation 2018. For the third year, the Gene Park’s Education and Engagement team delivered a series of events to coincide with the two week-long festival, which showcases innovation in Wales to a range… Read more »

4th Annual Rare Disease Patient Network Meeting, Wales

Thursday 18th October 2018, 10:00 – 14:45 Holiday Inn Hotel, Cardiff, CF10 1XD Join us for our fourth annual Rare Disease Patient Network meeting, which will bring together patients, families, health professionals and researchers with an interest in rare diseases. Attendees will receive updates about the latest developments in rare diseases and genomics and will also… Read more »

Wales’ Role in the Genomic Revolution

As the NHS marks its 70th anniversary this summer, Health and Care Research Wales looks at Wales’ pioneering role in this type of ‘precision medicine’ – and what this might mean for us all in the future, in their article ‘Wales’ Role in the Genomic Revolution‘.  

Sixth Form Genetics Conference – booking now open!

Tuesday 20th November 2018, William Aston Hall, Wrexham Wednesday 28th November 2018 St David’s Hall, Cardiff Spotlight on Genetics and Genomics will be the 8th Wales Gene Park Sixth Form Genetics Conference. Aimed at year 12 and 13 biology students, this free event will look at how discoveries in the rapidly-advancing areas of DNA, genetics… Read more »

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, 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 »