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Genetics and Genomics for the 3rd Generation (3G) conference

Join us for the first Wales Gene Park Genetics and Genomics for the 3rd Generation (3G) public conference!  Wednesday 22nd June 2016, The Park Inn, Cardiff City Centre, 10am – 2.30pm Hear expert talks on genetics-related subjects including: Genetics & health Ancestry & the DNA Cymru project Biodiversity & conservation Poisons & medicines DNA barcoding the… Read more »

Book now for the 2016 Sixth Form Genetics Conference!

The Wales Gene Park Sixth Form Genetics Conference 2016, entitled ‘A journey through genetics and genomics’ will take place on the following dates: Monday 28th November 2016 – St David’s Hall, Cardiff Wednesday 30th November 2016 – William Aston Hall, Glyndwr University, Wrexham Join us at this free event for year 12 and 13 students to hear… Read more »

4th Joint UK-Dutch Clinical and Cancer Genetics Conference

  The 4th Joint UK-Dutch Clinical and Cancer Genetics Conference will take place in Cardiff on 7th & 8th March 2016. The meeting will be held at the City Hall in Cardiff Civic Centre. This conference will be followed on 9th March by the Joint UK-Dutch Dysmorphology Meeting which will be held at the University… Read more »

Wales Gene Park stand wins award!

The Wales Gene Park was voted winner of the “Most Engaging Stand” at the Health and Care Research Wales Involving People Network annual meeting 2016 held at the Cardiff City stadium on 1st February! Delegates attending the meeting were asked to visit the stands throughout the day and vote for the most engaging exhibit.  … Read more »

2nd Annual Inherited Eye Disease Patient Day

8th January, 9.30am – 2.30pm The annual Welsh Patient Day for patients and families affected by rare inherited eye disease is taking place at the School of Optometry & Vision Sciences, Maindy Road, Cardiff.   The programme for the day can be found here This is a new initiative designed to bring people with inherited eye… Read more »

Public talk: Clues in your poo

How screening is helping the fight against bowel cancer Wednesday 2nd December 2015 Hadyn Ellis Building, Cardiff University, 6-7.30pm. The Wales Gene Park, in conjunction with Cancer Research UK, is holding a free public event about bowel cancer – the third most common cancer in Wales with around 2000 people diagnosed each year. Join us to hear… Read more »

Cardiff International Cardiovascular Conference

17-18 November 2015 Six organisations, one amazing event! This event will see the British Congenital Cardiac Association (BCCA), Paediatricians with Expertise in Cardiology Special Interest Group (PECSIG), Cardiff Cardiovascular Genetics (CCVG), Congenital Cardiac Nurses Association (CCNA), British Adult Congenital Cardiac Nursing Association (BACCNA) and the Welsh Paediatric Cardiac Network join together for the Cardiff International… Read more »

Film Festival – Screening and talk: Jurassic World

For the first time, the Wales Gene Park is taking part in the Into Film festival for schools and young people across the UK! Schools are invited to join us for a screening Jurassic World (certificate 12A) on Friday 6th November, 10:00 – 13:30, in Lecture Theatre 1, Main Hospital Building, University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park Campus, Cardiff…. Read more »

Public talk: Richard III From car park to cathedral

8th October, 6.30-8pm, Julian Hodge lecture theatre, Cardiff University Join Dr Turi King and Carl Vivian from the University of Leicester for this fantastic opportunity to hear the story of the discovery and identification of King Richard III. Turi, who led the DNA identification work, will discuss the project and the science behind it. Carl,… Read more »