In January 2016, a genomics taskforce was established to ensure Wales capitalises on recent advances in genomics for health and wealth. This led to the production of a statement of intent for genomics and precision medicine in Wales (published in March 2016).
Our Development Officer in Wales, Emma, is the patient and public representative for the group.
The taskforce is now working to develop a wider Strategy for Genomics and Precision Medicine by Autumn 2016. The aim of the strategy is to create an internationally competitive environment for genomics and precision medicine to support the delivery of prudent healthcare for the population of Wales.
The Taskforce is looking to engage with interested parties across Wales and has arranged a series of meetings to do this. The purpose of the meetings will be to:
The agenda for each meeting is included on the registration pages.
10am to 3pm, Tuesday 20 September 2016
Seminar room, Cancer Genetics Building, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff
10am to 3pm, Thursday 22 September 2016
Institute of Life Sciences Seminar Room, Swansea University, Swansea
10am to 3pm, Wednesday 28 September
Penrhyn Room, Reichel conference centre, Ffriddoedd Site, Bangor University, Bangor