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Public Genomics Cafe

28 June 2019, 11am to 1pm (drop-in), Coffee #1, St Catherine’s Walk, Carmarthen SA31 1GA 2 July 2019, 11am to 1pm (drop-in), Chapter, Market Road, Canton, Cardiff CF5 1QE Are you affected by a rare or genetic condition? Are you interested in finding out more about genomics and health? Join us for the first Genomics… Read more »

Schools’ Genetics Roadshow: autumn 2019/spring 2020

What is the Schools’ Genetics and Genomics Roadshow? Wales Gene Park Schools’ Genetics and Genomics Roadshow offers free talks to year 12/13 students in your own school or college. At the roadshow two expert speakers will talk on topics related to DNA, genetics and genomics. Each talk is around 25 to 30 minutes with questions… Read more »

4th annual Wales Gene Park 3G Public Genetics & Genomics Conference

Genetics and Genomics for the 3rd Generation (3G) conference – A public event about DNA, genetics and genomics Thursday 20th June 2019, 10am – 3pm, Holiday Inn, Castle Street, Cardiff CF10 1XD 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… Read more »

Teachers’ CPD: Cutting-edge Biology – Genetics & Genomics

9am – 3.30pm (talks start 9.30am), 25th June 2019 University of South Wales, Glyntaff Campus, Pontypridd CF37 4BD Join Wales Gene Park, Techniquest and the University of South Wales to learn more about the latest advances in the fast-moving field of genetics and genomics. Bring cutting-edge biology into your secondary classroom with expert talks and an… Read more »

Rare Disease Day 2019 Senedd Reception

On Thursday 14 February, Genetic Alliance UK held the first of its 2019 parliamentary receptions in the Senedd, Cardiff, hosted by Darren Millar AM. The event was well attended by stakeholders from across the rare disease community. During the reception attendees were provided with an update on progress made delivering the Welsh Rare Disease Implementation Plan from… Read more »

Illuminate the #RareReality for Rare Disease Day 2019

To mark Rare Disease Day 2019, which will take place on February 28th, Rare Disease UK launched its campaign to Illuminate the #RareReality. At the recent Rare Disease UK Welsh Senedd Reception Amy Griffiths, SWAN UK representative for south Wales, and Dr Jayne Spink, CEO Genetic Alliance UK, and helped get the #RareReality campaign underway.  … Read more »

Wales Gene Park involvement in European brain malformation project

In autumn 2018, Angela Burgess and Rhian Morgan, from Wales Gene Park’s Education and Engagement team, became grant holders for a European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST) project on brain malformations called Neuro-MIG. COST provides funding for the creation of research networks which aim to bring together scientists from academia, industry and the public… Read more »

Inherited Eye Disease Patient Event

4th Annual Inherited Eye Disease Patient Event  Wednesday 13th March 2019, 14:00—18:00 Main Lecture Theatre, Cardiff School of Optometry & Vision Sciences Organised by Prof Marcela Votruba (Hon. Consultant Ophthalmologist) in collaboration with Genetic Alliance UK & the Wales Gene Park Provisional Programme 14.15 – 14.20 Welcome by Chair ~ Marcela Votruba 14.20 – 14.30 Marcela Votruba… Read more »

Have Your Say: Genomics and Precision Medicine in Wales

Genomics Partnership Wales are working together to harness the potential of genomics to improve the health, wellbeing and prosperity of the people of Wales. We were established to implement the Welsh Government’s Genomics for Precision Medicine Strategy and are now seeking the experiences of patients and the public to ensure that our work has impact… Read more »