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Genetics and Genomics for the 3rd Generation
24.10.2017 10.00 hrs - 14.00 hrs
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Wales Gene Park

A public event about DNA, genetics and genomics.

Catrin Finch Centre, Wrexham, LL11 2HS

Featured talks include:

  • The ABC of DNA (Dr Sue Assinder, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine)
  • Feeding and Healing the World through Plant Genetic Technologies (Dr Geraint Parry, GARNet, Cardiff University)
  • DNA Analysis in Forensic Science (Dr Amy Rattenbury, Glyndwr University)
  • The 100,000 Genomes project and the Future of Healthcare (Lisa Dowell, North West Coast NHS Genomic Medicine Centre)
  • Bowel Cancer in Wales: challenges and opportunities (Dr Lee Campbell, Cancer Research Wales)

Join us for the whole event or drop in for any of the talks (5 minute break between talks to drop-in or out). There will also be interactive stands showcasing some of the latest research and projects in Wales.

The event is aimed at members of the public over 50, but everyone is welcome!

Refreshments and lunch provided.

Attendance is FREE. Registration required via Eventbrite:

Contact us for further information:
The Wales Gene Park
Cardiff University
The Institute of Medical Genetics
Heath Park
Cardiff   CF14 4XN

Parc Geneteg Cymru
Prifysgol Caerdydd
Y Sefydliad Geneteg Feddygol
Y Mynydd Bychan          
Caerdydd  CF14 4XN

Tel : 029 2074 6940
Fax : 029 2074 6948



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