Population Health in a Post-Genomic Era (CFP, Conference, London, 15-16 December 2014)

  Life Sciences Conference 15 December 2014 – 16 December 2014 Venue: Education Academy, The Royal London Dental Hospital, Whitechapel, London Book now Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is embarking on an exciting new interdisciplinary initiative in Life Sciences, and as part of this we shall be holding a two-day conference on the 15 and Read the full article…

Making Genomic Medicine – Three Postdoctoral Research Positions at Edinburgh

The University of Edinburgh seeks to appoint three postdoctoral Research Fellows to work in the Science, Technology and Innovation Studies subject group, on a four-year Wellcome Trust-funded project entitled “Making Genomic Medicine”.  Under the leadership of Dr Steve Sturdy, the project will examine the historical development of three key areas of genetic and genomic science Read the full article…

Michael Symmons Roberts: A Reading and Interview – Durham University, Wednesday 28th November 2012

Michael Symmons Roberts will be reading from his poetry, and (with Professor David Fuller) discussing issues related to religion and beauty, the body in sacred and secular aspects, and, on the basis of his particular interest in genomics, the relations of poetry and science. Roberts is the author of five collections of poetry including Raising Read the full article…

New Patient-Centric Perspectives in Medical Research – Conference in Rome October 2011

New Patient-Centric Perspectives in Medical Research: Ethical and Governance Challenges International Conference in Rome 28-29 October 2011 Over the past few years, there has been considerable debate over the regulations and guidelines required for the governance of genomic projects and biobanks. Consent from research participants is mandatory and it is now widely accepted that there Read the full article…