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Living with Genetic Conditions sessions for students and the public

Living with Genetic Conditions is an educational session originally developed for schools (specifically year 12 and 13 pupils) which, due to its popularity, has been expanded and is being delivered more widely to public audiences and also students on nursing and other healthcare courses at Cardiff University, University of South Wales, and Cardiff Metropolitan University amongst others. The sessions have… Read more »

Clinical Genetics & Psychiatry – What’s New?

Friday 12th May 2017, Radisson Blu Hotel, Cardiff Increasingly genetic alterations are being identified which confer a risk of neurodevelopmental and mental health issues. Professionals in clinical genetics and psychiatry will need to address these issues with families and consider how genetic testing, appropriate information, and counselling might be beneficial to individuals and the wider… Read more »

Public talk: Prostate cancer – how research is improving patient outcomes

Join us for this free public event for prostate cancer awareness month! Thursday 23rd March 2017; talks 6.15-7.45pm (registration, coffee and stands from 5.45pm) Hadyn Ellis building, Cardiff University, CF24 4HQ In Wales prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men. To find out more about it, join us at this public event to hear expert… Read more »

Engagement award for Wales Gene Park!

Wales Gene Park has been named as winner of the ‘Outstanding Contribution to Engagement’ award at Cardiff University School of Medicine’s inaugural STAR awards ceremony. The awards, which recognise the achievement of excellence by members of staff across the School of Medicine, were presented by Jayne Dowden (Chief Operating Officer, Cardiff University) at Cardiff’s City… Read more »

Public genetics conference in North Wales!

Join us for the first Wales Gene Park Genetics and Genomics for the 3rd Generation (3G) public conference in North Wales! Tuesday 29th November 2016, The Racecourse Ground, Wrexham, LL11 2AH, 12.30pm – 4pm. There will be a series of short talks on a range of interesting, genetics-related subjects throughout the day (you can join us for the… Read more »

WGP Data Management Plan Workshop.

Friday 17th June 2016, 9.30am – 3pm. Register now by emailing AshelfordKE@Cardiff.ac.uk. Join us in Cardiff University’s Michael Griffiths lecture theatre (Heath Park Campus) to discover all you need to know about research data management. Learn about data management and how to put together a successful Data Management Plan. Discover the resources and support available within… Read more »

Gene discovery in epilepsy: the role of biobanks in patient research

Thursday 23rd June 2016; 6 – 7.30pm; MRC CLIMB seminar room (Room 117), Institute of Life Science 1, Singleton Park, Swansea University SA2 8PP Join us to explore gene discovery in epilepsy and the role biobanks can play in patient research. Talks from experts will follow the journey from patients in the clinic, to recruitment… Read more »