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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.



June 2021 

Coming Soon! A free online course to discover how to plan and design engaging learning for those wanting to generate and analyse genomic data.

Delivered in partnership with the learning experts, FutureLearn

28 – 30 April 2021:

The meeting aims to democratise access to human genome technologies; facilitate and advocate best practice and governance of personal genomics data access; and promote openness and ethical sharing of personal genome data, while protecting privacy of the individuals.

Register by: 19 April 

12 – 14 May 2021

This conference will bring together the clinical genomics and biodata community to discuss best practices for the clinical use of genomic data, including interpretation and clinical utility, and the consensus generation of curated knowledge.


Register by: 05 May

17 – 19 May 2021:

This new conference will build on links across these disorders to provide genetic and functional insights into the underlying etiology of neuronal cell death. Discussion will centre on neurodegeneration-related human genetics and endocytic trafficking regulation.

Register by: 10 May 

Full event listing

Download our full 2021 Virtual Programme Poster.

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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