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Inspiring Science Transforming Careers

We fund, develop, and deliver training and conferences that span basic research, cutting-edge biomedicine and the application of genomics in healthcare.



21 June – 12 July 2021 

Live now! A free online course to discover how to plan and design engaging learning for those wanting to generate and analyse genomic data. Join anytime during the live moderated period to complete the course and achieve your certificate.

Delivered in partnership with the learning experts, FutureLearn


13-17 December 2021

Gain interactive training in functional analysis and interpretation of disease data using computational modelling tools.

Apply by: 30 September 

13-15 September 2021

This conference will provide a multidisciplinary forum for scientists interested in the genomics and evolutionary analysis of viruses and will address the fundamental questions of viral origins, transmission and pathogenesis.

Abstracts due: 20 July

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28th – 30th  September 2021:

This new conference will share successes of organoids in studying development and tissue homeostasis, as well as in modelling infectious diseases, cancer and genomic diseases.


Abstract due: 03 August

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We’re looking forward to returning to in-person courses and conferences at the Wellcome Genome Campus as soon as it’s safe to do so.

In the meantime, please keep checking individual listings for the status and format of each event.

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Lastest from our YouTube channel

Keynote lecture by Ewan Birney (EMBL-EBI) celebrating 20 years of informatics at Genome Informatics (September 2020).  To view other keynotes from our recent virtual events, as well as many more videos, visit our Youtube channel.

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