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November 2020

Virtual Cancer Genetics Course 20/21

November 2 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on January 12 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on February 1 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on February 2 2021 at 9:00 am

Online United Kingdom

    What is the Virtual Cancer Genetics Course? This virtual course will teach the core concepts of risk stratification using family history as a tool to enable patients to access appropriate management strategies. Participants will be equipped with the basics of cancer genetic counselling and sessions will include approaches to genetic testing, management of hereditary cancers and consent taking. Why attend? By 2021, where appropriate, every person diagnosed with cancer will have access to personalised care, and genomics plays…

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Webinar: 2020 Update on Precision Diagnostics for AML in the UK

November 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Online United Kingdom + Google Map

  Professor Anna Schuh, Dr Richard Dillon and Dr Angela Hamblin will discuss the importance of the cytogenetic, molecular and genomic testing that guide AML directed treatment. They will also provide an update of diagnostic developments that will influence clinical practice in the future.   The webinar is intended for healthcare professionals and healthcare laboratory scientists and CPD accreditation has been granted, in principle.   There will be an opportunity to ask the panelists questions on cytogenetic, molecular and genomic…

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Virtual Cancer Genetics Course 20/21

November 3 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on November 3 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on December 7 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on December 8 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on November 11 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on January 12 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on February 1 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on February 2 2021 at 9:00 am

Online United Kingdom

    What is the Virtual Cancer Genetics Course? This virtual course will teach the core concepts of risk stratification using family history as a tool to enable patients to access appropriate management strategies. Participants will be equipped with the basics of cancer genetic counselling and sessions will include approaches to genetic testing, management of hereditary cancers and consent taking. Why attend? By 2021, where appropriate, every person diagnosed with cancer will have access to personalised care, and genomics plays…

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Antimicrobial Resistance – Genomes, Big Data and Emerging Technologies Virtual Conference

November 4 @ 1:00 pm - November 6 @ 7:00 pm
Online United Kingdom

This year the conference will highlight the role of genomic evidence – from internal and external environments as well as its role in the detection, tracking and control of antimicrobial resistance, especially in low- and middle-income countries. Topics will include:         Global burden of disease from drug-resistant infections: monitoring and evaluation         Genomic evidence that informs the debate on the role of external and internal environments in AMR         Genomic surveillance and epidemiology: its…

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Virtual Cancer Genetics Course 20/21

November 11 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on November 3 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on December 7 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on December 8 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on November 11 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on January 12 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on February 1 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on February 2 2021 at 9:00 am

Online United Kingdom

    What is the Virtual Cancer Genetics Course? This virtual course will teach the core concepts of risk stratification using family history as a tool to enable patients to access appropriate management strategies. Participants will be equipped with the basics of cancer genetic counselling and sessions will include approaches to genetic testing, management of hereditary cancers and consent taking. Why attend? By 2021, where appropriate, every person diagnosed with cancer will have access to personalised care, and genomics plays…

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ERN GENTURIS webinar: Pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma

November 11 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online United Kingdom
ERN GENTURIS webinar: Pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma

Pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma – benefit of combined germline and tumor testing for PPGL patients Every patient afflicted with a PPGL tumor should be offered genetic testing, since germline mutations are found in 30% of all PPGL patients and in 80% of young PPGL patients. Join this ERN GENTURIS webinar to find out more about the importance of germline and tumour sequencing for these patients and their families.   Clinicians, genetic counsellors, clinical scientists and other genetics health professionals are invited…

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Technology in the NHS – innovation, uptake and regulation

November 12 @ 8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Online United Kingdom

Join the Westminster Health Forum's online conference on Technology in the NHS - innovation, uptake and regulation.   Areas for discussion include: the way forward for technology implementation in the context of ambitions in the NHS Long Term Plan what has been learned from the role of healthcare technologies in the response to COVID-19 - including in: the development of contact tracing, testing and tracking supporting research to produce a vaccine innovation and organisational transformation by the sector for the…

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Epigenomics of Common Diseases Virtual Conference

November 18 @ 1:00 pm - November 20 @ 7:00 pm
Online United Kingdom

The 9th Epigenomics of Common Diseases conference invites scientists working on experimental and computational epigenomics and epigenetics to showcase the latest developments in the field and discuss epigenomic approaches in common human diseases. Epigenetic variation plays an important role in disease processes and provides a promising focus for disease prediction, prevention and treatment. Technological advancements in the past few years have fuelled a dramatic increase in the scale, breadth and availability of epigenomic reference maps, including populational and environmental epigenomic…

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Genomics for Dermatology Virtual Course

November 25 - November 27
Online United Kingdom

This course is designed to provide an introduction to human genetics and the genomic approaches used currently to understand disease mechanisms for those working in dermatology and skin biology. Topics will include: Introduction to genetics and genomics Variation in the human genome Epigenetics Monogenic skin diseases Bioinformatic approaches to GWAS datasets State-of-the-art technologies such as single cell transcriptomics Molecular mechanisms and therapeutics in genetic skin disease The discussion-based course is aimed at clinical dermatologists and skin biology researchers including those…

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ERN GENTURIS webinar: Hereditary Gastric Cancer

November 25 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online United Kingdom
ERN GENTURIS webinar: Pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma

Hereditary Gastric Cancer In this ERN GENTURIS webinar Prof. Carla Oliveira from Ipatimup – Institute of Molecular Pathology and Immunology of the University of Porto, Portugal, will focus on known germline genetic causes, cancer risk estimates, surveillance and prevention of gastric cancer related tumour risk syndromes.   Clinicians, genetic counsellors, clinical scientists and other genetics health professionals are invited to join.   Book your place on the upcoming webinar via the registration page.

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Skeletal Dysplasia Group Autumn Meeting 2020

November 26 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
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One event on November 27 2020 at 1:30 pm

Online United Kingdom

Mosaic Conditions with Skeletal Involvement   Draft programme (subject to change): Thursday 26th November 2020 10.00 - 10.10   Welcome 10.10 - 10.40   Genetic overview – Nicola Foulds 10.40 - 11.20   Skin – Guest Speaker, Veronica Kinsler 11.20 - 11.50   Endocrine/Radiology – Kassim Javaid/Jo Fairhurst 11.50 - 12.20   X-linked inactivation – Sahar Mansour/Joy Barber 12.20 - 13.30   AGM Friday 27th November 13.30 - 14.15   Clinical Cases & Founder Prize 14.15 - 14.45   Segmental overgrowth – Mohnish Suri 14.45 - 15.15   Orthopaedic…

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Skeletal Dysplasia Group Autumn Meeting 2020

November 27 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on November 27 2020 at 1:30 pm

Online United Kingdom

Mosaic Conditions with Skeletal Involvement   Draft programme (subject to change): Thursday 26th November 2020 10.00 - 10.10   Welcome 10.10 - 10.40   Genetic overview – Nicola Foulds 10.40 - 11.20   Skin – Guest Speaker, Veronica Kinsler 11.20 - 11.50   Endocrine/Radiology – Kassim Javaid/Jo Fairhurst 11.50 - 12.20   X-linked inactivation – Sahar Mansour/Joy Barber 12.20 - 13.30   AGM Friday 27th November 13.30 - 14.15   Clinical Cases & Founder Prize 14.15 - 14.45   Segmental overgrowth – Mohnish Suri 14.45 - 15.15   Orthopaedic…

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Mitochondrial Medicine Virtual Conference

November 30 @ 2:00 pm - December 2 @ 2:00 pm
Online United Kingdom

Mitochondrial disorders have emerged as a major cause of inherited human disease. Although the past decade has seen major advances in our understanding of their genetic basis and the underlying pathology, these findings have yet to translate into new therapies. There is a growing appreciation that new treatments will only emerge through a concerted collaboration between clinicians, laboratory scientists and the life sciences industry, based on a firm understanding of the disease mechanisms. This conference will build new partnerships that…

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December 2020

The genomic revolution: A practical guide to what you can’t afford not to know Part 1

December 3 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Online United Kingdom
The genomic revolution 3 webinar- Royal Society of Medicine

  This exciting 3-part webinar series sees representatives from NHS England give an up-to-date outline of the changes in genomic infrastructure which will transform the provision of genomic testing in the NHS. In this first webinar, top speakers will help clinicians understand how the increasing availability of state of the art genomic testing in the NHS will impact their day to day clinical practice. Webinar topics include: Discuss recent advances in genomic testing and how they have been integrated into…

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Virtual Cancer Genetics Course 20/21

December 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on November 3 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on December 7 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on December 8 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on November 11 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on January 12 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on February 1 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on February 2 2021 at 9:00 am

Online United Kingdom

    What is the Virtual Cancer Genetics Course? This virtual course will teach the core concepts of risk stratification using family history as a tool to enable patients to access appropriate management strategies. Participants will be equipped with the basics of cancer genetic counselling and sessions will include approaches to genetic testing, management of hereditary cancers and consent taking. Why attend? By 2021, where appropriate, every person diagnosed with cancer will have access to personalised care, and genomics plays…

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Virtual Cancer Genetics Course 20/21

December 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on November 3 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on December 7 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on December 8 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on November 11 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on January 12 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on February 1 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on February 2 2021 at 9:00 am

Online United Kingdom

    What is the Virtual Cancer Genetics Course? This virtual course will teach the core concepts of risk stratification using family history as a tool to enable patients to access appropriate management strategies. Participants will be equipped with the basics of cancer genetic counselling and sessions will include approaches to genetic testing, management of hereditary cancers and consent taking. Why attend? By 2021, where appropriate, every person diagnosed with cancer will have access to personalised care, and genomics plays…

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ERN GENTURIS webinar: PTEN hamartoma tumour syndrome

December 9 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online United Kingdom
ERN GENTURIS webinar: Pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma

PTEN hamartoma tumour syndrome In this ERN GENTURIS webinar Prof. Nicoline Hoogerbrugge, professor in hereditary cancer at the Radboud university Medical Center, Nijmegen, will focus on PTEN hamartoma tumour syndrome (PHTS). One of the topics will be the diversity of the clinical phenotype in relation to recognition and diagnosis. Additionally, the lifetime risks of cancer as well as the surveillance program for early cancer detection will be discussed.   Clinicians, genetic counsellors, clinical scientists and other genetics health professionals are…

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The genomic revolution: A practical guide to what you can’t afford not to know – Part 2

December 10 @ 5:00 pm - 6:05 pm
Online United Kingdom
The genomic revolution 3 webinar- Royal Society of Medicine

  In this exciting 3-part webinar, representatives from NHS England will give an up to date outline of the changes in genomic infrastructure which will transform the provision of genomic testing in the NHS. In this second webinar, delegates will explore how to approach genomic testing with patients and discuss when and how to organise a genetic test for your patient. During this webinar you will: Think about how to prepare yourself to discuss genomic tests with your patients Consider how to…

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Derivation and Culture of Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells (hiPSCs) Virtual Course

December 14 - December 17
Online United Kingdom

This popular course was established in 2015 in collaboration with the Wellcome Sanger Institute Cellular Generation and Phenotyping (CGaP) core facility and the UK Stem Cell Bank. The programme will include virtual practical laboratory sessions, lectures and discussions covering the following topics: Approaches for reprogramming of somatic cells (reprogramming methodologies – virus and episomal; somatic cell types – skin fibroblasts and PBMCs) Lectures on application of iPSC cells in disease modelling, genome editing and differentiation Cryopreservation and recovery Passaging Quality…

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The genomic revolution: A practical guide to what you can’t afford not to know – Part 3

December 17 @ 5:00 pm - 6:05 pm
Online United Kingdom
The genomic revolution 3 webinar- Royal Society of Medicine

  In this exciting 3-part webinar, representatives from NHS England will give an up to date outline of the changes in genomic infrastructure which will transform the provision of genomic testing in the NHS. In this third webinar, speakers will discuss the impact of genomic results and consider the necessary steps and processes after testing is complete. During this webinar you will: Consider the knowledge base and skills to communicate genomic results. Think about how genomic testing is likely to evolve. Consider…

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January 2021

Virtual Cancer Genetics Course 20/21

January 12 2021 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on November 2 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on November 3 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on December 7 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on December 8 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on November 11 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on January 12 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on February 1 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on February 2 2021 at 9:00 am

Online United Kingdom

    What is the Virtual Cancer Genetics Course? This virtual course will teach the core concepts of risk stratification using family history as a tool to enable patients to access appropriate management strategies. Participants will be equipped with the basics of cancer genetic counselling and sessions will include approaches to genetic testing, management of hereditary cancers and consent taking. Why attend? By 2021, where appropriate, every person diagnosed with cancer will have access to personalised care, and genomics plays…

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ERN GENTURIS webinar: Gastrointestinal polyposis syndromes

January 13 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online United Kingdom
ERN GENTURIS webinar: Pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma

Gastrointestinal polyposis syndromes In this ERN GENTURIS webinar Prof. Stefan Aretz, Professor of Genetics of Familial Tumour Syndromes and Deputy Head at the Institute of Human Genetics, University of Bonn, Germany, will be focusing on Gastrointestinal polyposis syndromes. This webinar will address state-of-the-art diagnostic algorithms and discuss present surveillance and management strategies.   Clinicians, genetic counsellors, clinical scientists and other genetics health professionals are invited to join.   Book your place on the upcoming webinar via the registration page.

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February 2021

Virtual Cancer Genetics Course 20/21

February 1 2021 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on November 2 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on November 3 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on December 7 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on December 8 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on November 11 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on January 12 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on February 1 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on February 2 2021 at 9:00 am

Online United Kingdom

    What is the Virtual Cancer Genetics Course? This virtual course will teach the core concepts of risk stratification using family history as a tool to enable patients to access appropriate management strategies. Participants will be equipped with the basics of cancer genetic counselling and sessions will include approaches to genetic testing, management of hereditary cancers and consent taking. Why attend? By 2021, where appropriate, every person diagnosed with cancer will have access to personalised care, and genomics plays…

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Virtual Cancer Genetics Course 20/21

February 2 2021 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online United Kingdom

    What is the Virtual Cancer Genetics Course? This virtual course will teach the core concepts of risk stratification using family history as a tool to enable patients to access appropriate management strategies. Participants will be equipped with the basics of cancer genetic counselling and sessions will include approaches to genetic testing, management of hereditary cancers and consent taking. Why attend? By 2021, where appropriate, every person diagnosed with cancer will have access to personalised care, and genomics plays…

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