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The Impact of Genomics on Public Health

Thursday 06 – Friday 07 November 2014     This course will help to ensure that our public health workforce is well equipped and ready to utilise this new knowledge in their everyday work and to plan for better future public health programmes. Distinguished national and international experts will cover recent advances in genetics and… Read more »

Golden Helix Symposium: Pharmacogenetics

Friday 10 October 2014 In conjunction with the Golden Helix Institute of Biomedical Research the Wales Gene Park is organising a Pharmacogenomics symposium in Cardiff. These symposia have been held on a regular basis across Europe but this is the first time one has taken place in the UK. The aims of these events are:… Read more »

A Seventh Update in Genetics for Paediatricians

Thursday 03 – Friday 04 July 2014 This course has been developed in response to requests for information on the important and rapidly developing field of paediatric genetics.  It is specifically designed to discuss issues and answer questions relating to genetics and child health.  The course is aimed at Consultants, Specialist Registrars, Community Paediatricians, General… Read more »

Clinical Cardiovascular Genetics

21-22 November 2013. The Fourth Cardiff Symposium on Clinical Cardiovascular Genetics “Current Trends in Diagnostics & Therapeutics” Following the previous successful symposia, the fourth two day symposium on Clinical Cardiovascular Genetics is being organised to focus on the current practices and new developments in diagnosis and treatment of inherited cardiovascular conditions. The programme will include… Read more »

What is the matrix?

If you were trying to teach yourself PYTHON scripting and you started by writing a little programme that treated any input text as a protein sequence, then translate that sequence into all possible genetic codes which were then BLAST searched on the NCBI nr database, if, while testing the protocol, you were to enter the… Read more »

Wales Gene Park on S4C’s Corff Cymru

Wales Gene Park researchers Dr Sally Davies and Dr Andy Tee and fellow colleagues contributed to S4C’s Corff Cymru programme aired on Thursday 9th May 2013 at 8.25 p.m.

Biochemical Journal Poster Prize Winner

Cancer and Genetics Building

Congratulations to fellow Wales Gene Park staff member Dr Kayleigh Dodd for her recent Biochemical Journal Poster Prize! The Biochemical Journal sponsors a number of prizes for posters presented by young scientists at meetings held internationally.

They’re calling it a million

In Sergio Lenoe’s ‘Once upon a time in the West’ there’s a scene Charles Bronson describes to another cowboy what a thousand, thousand dollars is telling him “They’re calling it a million”. It seemed funny less than a hundred years ago

Wales Gene Park 10th Anniversary

On the 15th April 2013 we celebrated 10 years of Wales Gene Park at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama. We had a great time during which we highlighted the work of the Wales Gene Park over the decade since the first release of the human genome sequence. A mini Symposium was held… Read more »