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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.

If you are organising an event and you would like the event listed below and/or in the BioNews email newsletter, please contact Commissioning Editor Sarah Norcross at snorcross@progress.org.uk to discuss advertising rates.


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Fertility Research: Behind the Scenes
30 October 2021 2pm-5pm ASCUS Lab, Summerhall, Edinburgh EH9 1PL
A hands-on workshop, held by ASCUS Lab in partnership with the Wellcome Centre for Cell Biology... [Read More]
Newborn Screening: What Should Be Screened for and How?
3 November 2021 5.30pm-7.30pm (GMT) Event to be held online, via Zoom Video Webinars
An online event about screening newborn babies for disease, chaired by Sarah Norcross with speakers including Professor Anne Mackie (Director of Programmes for the UK National Screening Committee), Professor Laurent Servais, Dr Will Evans and Nick Meade... [Read More]
Whole Genome Sequencing at Birth: What Should Be Looked For? What Should Be Fed Back?
17 November 2021 5.30pm-7.30pm (GMT) Event to be held online, via Zoom Video Webinars
An online event about whole genome sequencing at birth, asking which genes and variants in the genomes of newborn babies should be studied and reported on, chaired by Sarah Norcross with speakers including Dr Richard Scott, Dr Emma Baple and Professor Frances Flinter... [Read More]
Reproducing Regulation: Who Regulates Fertility and How?
1 December 2021 9.15am-5.45pm (GMT) Conference to be held online, via Zoom Video Webinars
Registration is now OPEN for the Progress Educational Trust's 2021 Annual Conference, with speakers including Julia Chain, Professor Carlos Calhaz-Jorge, Dr Louise Strong, Dr Jamie Metzl, Professor Emily Jackson, Dr Raj Mathur, Juliet Tizzard, Professor Insoo Hyun, Professor Anja Bisgaard Pinborg, Professor Sarah Franklin, Professor Allan Pacey, Professor Heidi Mertes, Natalie Sutherland, Dr Edgar Mocanu, Katherine O'Brien, Ana Pereira Daoud, Andrew Powell, Fiona Fox and Dr Nathalie Vermeulen... [Read More]
Whole Genome Sequencing at Birth: Consenting Adults, Sequencing Babies
15 December 2021 5.30pm-7.30pm (GMT) Event to be held online, via Zoom Video Webinars
An online event about whole genome sequencing at birth, asking ethical and practical questions about consent, chaired by Sarah Norcross, with speakers including Amanda Pichini and Professor Anneke Lucassen... [Read More]