Rare Disease Day 2019 – Welsh Parliamentary Reception

Rare Disease Day Welsh Parliamentary Reception 2019 – hosted by Darren Millar AM 6pm – 8pm, Thursday 14 February 2019, National Assembly for Wales, The Senedd Cardiff, CF99 1NA Registration is now open for this year’s Welsh Parliamentary Reception at the Senedd to mark Rare Disease Day. The theme for 2019 is: ‘Bridging health and social care’. The event will include… Read more »

3G Public Genetics Conference, North Wales

10am to 2pm, Wednesday 21st November 2018, Catrin Finch Centre, Wrexham, LL11 2HS 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 Gene Park 3G conference! Hear experts speak on a range of DNA and genetics-related topics. The… Read more »

Public talk: The Welsh Plan to Transform Patient Care with Genomics

8th November 2018, 7pm, Large Chemistry Lecture Theatre, Cardiff University, Cardiff CF10 3AQT Join us to hear a panel of expert speakers from Genomics Partnership Wales (GPW) and The 100,000 Genomes Project in Wales talk on The Welsh Plan to Transform Patient Care with Genomics. The Welsh Government’s ambitious plan, the ‘Genomics for Precision Medicine Strategy’, aims… Read more »

Wales Gene Park Annual Report 2017-18

The Wales Gene Park Annual Report 2017- 2018 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 – Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom & genetics talk

Free schools’ screening of JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM with post-film talk from lecturer and TV broadcaster Dr Rhys Jones! 8th November 2018, 10am to 12.50pm, Chapter Arts Centre, Market Road, Cardiff CF5 1QE Wales Gene Park and Into Film Cymru present a free, unique screening of the film Jurassic Work: Fallen Kingdom as part of the Into Film… Read more »

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 »