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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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40 Years of IVF: Past, Present and Future
24 January 2019 5.30pm (refreshments), 6.30pm-8.30pm (panel discussion) King Khalid Building, Hill Square, Edinburgh EH8 9ST
LAST CHANCE to book for this coming Thursday's FREE-to-attend public event in Edinburgh, at which Alastair MacDonald - the second person ever to be born who was conceived via IVF (and the first male) - will speak alongside Grace MacDonald (his mother), Dr Kay Elder, Sally Cheshire, Professor Colin Duncan and Dr Kay Elder, with Professor Allan Pacey as chair... [Read More]
Fertility Treatment: How Far Should We Go?
7 February 2019 5pm-7pm Royal College of Nursing, 20 Cavendish Square, London W1G 0RN
A FREE-to-attend discussion of IVF, chaired by Jane Denton with speakers including Dr Kay Elder and Dr Jane Stewart... [Read More]
Talking Genomics with Patients
5 March 2019 6pm (tea/coffee), 6.30pm-8pm (panel discussion) The Studio, 7 Cannon Street, Birmingham B2 5EP
A FREE-to-attend evening event in Birmingham facilitated by Dr Christine Patch, with speakers - including patient Julie Bartlett - who have had their whole genome sequenced... [Read More]
Revolutionising Reproduction: The Future of Fertility Treatment
19 March 2019 2pm-5.30pm (followed by refreshments) Great Hall, Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 9 Queen Street, Edinburgh EH2 1JQ
An afternoon symposium in Edinburgh about the rapidly moving boundaries of reproductive medicine and embryo research, with speakers including Professor Evelyn Telfer, Dr Rod Mitchell, J Richard Smith, Professor Richard Anderson, Dr Norah Fogarty, Professor Bruce Whitelaw and Professor Scott Nelson... [Read More]
Germline in the Sand: Where Should We Draw the Boundaries for Genome Editing?
19 March 2019 5.30pm (refreshments), 6.15pm-8pm (panel discussion) Great Hall, Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 9 Queen Street, Edinburgh EH2 1JQ
A FREE-to-attend evening event in Edinburgh about the ethical and scientific boundaries of genome editing, with speakers including Professor Neva Haites, Dr Sarah Chan and Dr Calum MacKellar... [Read More]
How Can We Make Surrogacy Law Deliver?
3 April 2019 6pm (wine reception), 6.30pm-8.30pm (panel discussion) Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, 27 Sussex Place, Regent's Park, London NW1 4RG
A FREE-to-attend public event about surrogacy, chaired by Dr Jane Stewart with speakers including Professor Nick Hopkins, Sarah Jones, Elizabeth Isaacs QC, Dr Imogen Goold and Dr Kirsty Horsey... [Read More]
Testing Times: How Should We Use Genomic Data in Assisted Reproduction?
16 May 2019 6.30pm-8.30pm Venue: Amnesty International, 17-25 New Inn Yard, London EC2A 3EA
A FREE-to-attend public event about genomics and reproduction... [Read More]