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Public Screening of GATTACA with Genetics Talk

17th November 2017, The Savoy Theatre, Monmouth, 10am-1pm Wales Gene Park invites you to a free, unique public screening of the film GATTACA at The Savoy Theatre, Monmouth GATTACA presents a future in which children are genetically designed to ensure that they possess the best hereditary traits of their parents. But, what about the science… Read more »

100,000 Genomes Project in Wales

Find out how patients and researchers in Wales have been contributing to the UK wide project to advance genomic understanding to benefit patients now and in the future.

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.

Sequencing for Science and Impact

A College of Biomedical and Life Sciences Next Generation Sequencing Showcase 15th September 2017, 09:00-14:00, Cardiff University: venue to be confirmed The College of Biomedical and Life Sciences (CBLS) at Cardiff University contains a vibrant community of researchers using next-generation and 3rd-generation DNA sequencing technologies (NGS and 3rdGS) to tackle cutting-edge projects ranging from ecology… Read more »

3G public genetics conference

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 2nd Wales Gene Park 3G conference! Hear expert talks on topics including: Using DNA to fight Wildlife Crime (Dr Rhys Jones, Cardiff University; presenter of BBC’s Rhys to the… Read more »

Public talk: The King’s DNA

Join us for a free public talk! The King’s DNA – Richard III: From car park to cathedral 6-7pm, Wednesday 28th June 2017, Catrin Finch Centre, Wrexham LL11 2AW Join Wales Gene Park to hear the story of the discovery and identification of the skeleton in the car park, including how DNA was used to help confirm… Read more »

Teachers’ Genetics CPD events

We are pleased to announce two genetics CPD (Continuing Professional Development) events for teachers in north and south Wales. These events are being held in collaboration with Techniquest. Monday 26th June, 9.30am-3.30pm, Life Sciences Hub, Cardiff Bay This event will comprise a series of short talks from experts on genetics topics relevant to the WJEC AS/A level biology syllabus… Read more »

Schools’ screening of GATTACA with genetics talk

Wales Gene Park and Into Film present a free, unique schools’ screening of the film GATTACA at The Savoy Theatre, Monmouth Wednesday 5th July 2017, 12.30pm to 3pm GATTACA presents a future in which children are genetically designed to ensure that they possess the best hereditary traits of their parents. But, what about the science behind this?… Read more »

Most Engaging Stand award

The Wales Gene Park Engagement Team had an excellent day at the Heath and Care Research Wales Involving People Network Annual meeting at the Cardiff City stadium on 1st March 2017. The event, entitled Your voice: why it matters – how public involvement shapes the research pathway in Wales, was a great opportunity to meet with… Read more »