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BioNews lists forthcoming events about genetics, assisted conception, embryo/stem cell research and related areas. A selection of these events is also included in weekly BioNews email newsletter.

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Biotech on the Farm: Food for Thought?
30 September 2014 6pm-8.30pm Terrace Restaurant, British Library, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB
An event addressing the future of meat production... [Read More]
Epigenetics: Is DNA Really Your Destiny?
08 October 2014 6pm-8pm
Dr Nessa Carey discusses why identical twins aren't exactly identical, and why we don't have teeth in our eyeballs... [Read More]
Genomic Medicine Needs You - Do You Need Genomic Medicine?
16 October 2014 6.30pm-8pm East School, Examination Schools, University of Oxford, 75-81 High Street, Oxford OX1 4BG
A Progress Educational Trust event about the 100,000 Genomes Project and what it can offer patients... [Read More]
Past, Present, Future: The Ethics and Governance of Big Biobanks
03 November 2014  Wellcome Trust, 215 Euston Road, London NW1 2BE
The 10th anniversary coference of UK Biobank's Ethics and Governance Council... [Read More]
Embryology and PGD Workshops
27 November 2014  University College London'
The Embryology and PGD Academy's next three workshops in London... [Read More]
Parenthood Through Adoption
29 November 2014 9.30am-4.30pm York Medical Society, 23 Stonegate, York YO1 8AW
A workshop for counsellors and therapists working in fertility... [Read More]
The Commercialisation of Life
02 December 2014  Institute of Child Health, University College London, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH
The Progress Educational Trust's annual conference, featuring Professor Lord Robert Winston, Dr Kári Stefánsson and Professor Julian Savulescu... [Read More]
Deconstructing Donation
15 December 2014  Lancaster University, Bailrigg, Lancaster LA1 4YW
You are invited to submit abstracts for this interdisciplinary conference, which will deconstruct donation... [Read More]

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Lord Robert Winston, Professor of Science and Society at Imperial College London and speaker at the Progress Educational Trust's conference 'The Commercialisation of Life', taking place in central London on Tuesday 2 December

London, 2 December
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'Genomic Medicine Needs You - Do You Need Genomic Medicine?', a FREE public event being organised by the Progress Educational Trust in central Oxford on the evening of Thursday 16 October 2014

Oxford, 16 October
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