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21 May 2024

We need to talk about Women's Health!

Closing the knowledge gaps across health and disease research and practice

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14 May 2024

Why participation at a genomics conference is essential for building your scientific career!  

Find research meetings to bolster your genome research

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19 March 2024

Uniting against antimicrobial resistance in Africa: A collaborative effort to build capacity in genomic surveillance of AMR

A brand new symposium to expand expertise in genomics-based AMR surveillance

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29 February 2024

Research and innovation for human health: How education underpins discovery science!

Why investing in your professional education matters

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28 November 2023

Bolstering careers: a year in genomics learning and training

Accelerating discovery science | Building global communities of practice | Transforming careers

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14 October 2023

Education and training with Wellcome Connecting Science to support your genomics career

Accelerating discovery science | Building global communities of practice | Transforming careers

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13 October 2023

Building communities of practice: strengthening clinical microbiology across Africa 

Hands-on training in the application of molecular approaches to infectious disease research

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11 September 2023

Accelerate your genomics career with Wellcome Connecting Science in 2024 

Our 2024 events programme is now live!

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04 September 2023

From Vietnam to the USA biotech sector: a career journey focused on translating genetic findings into novel therapies

By Jane Murphy, Scientific Programme Officer, Wellcome Connecting Science

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31 August 2023

Genomics research: building communities of practice in Africa 

Directing training resources to broaden health impacts

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24 August 2023

Funding to support scientists and health professionals with caring responsibilities 

How can a Wellcome Connecting Science carer's grant support you?

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17 August 2023

Join a global community building capacity in pathogen genomics and bioinformatics! 

Access COG-Train massive open online courses (MOOCs) training resources on GitHub

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17 August 2023

Single Cells, sequencing and samba in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 

Single cell biology training for scientists based in Latin America

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08 August 2023

Building an atlas of gene variants to understand health and disease 

Mutational scanning technologies are revolutionising the way we understand human genetic variation. A symposium in July brought together researchers from ...

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27 June 2023

A transformative journey in global training online in a post-pandemic world 

COG-Train: supporting researchers and healthcare professional develop skills in pathogen genomics and bioinformatics

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22 June 2023

Building pathogen genomics capacity around the globe

Connecting people and expertise across regions

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22 June 2023

Genomic medicine in Latin America: supporting a complex road

The challenge of delivering human genome sequencing programmes in Mexico

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22 June 2023

Empowering researchers to be engaged in science policymaking

Improving the uptake of research into UK policy!

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10 May 2023

Strengthening bioinformatics skills across the world for SARS-CoV-2 genomic analysis 

Essential genomics training to prepare for the next global outbreak!

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03 May 2023

Financial support to access our career development opportunities in genomics 

Wellcome Connecting Science bursaries! What do they mean for you?

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19 April 2023

Two students, a paediatrician and a research fellow walk into a conference… 

We spoke to some of the delegates who attended our recent Genomic Imprinting: from Biology to Disease conference, about their ...

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13 March 2023

Supporting and increasing the visibility of women in science – lessons from conferences

International women’s day in March provides good time to reflect on women in science, and in genomics in particular, ...

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06 March 2023

Reconnecting global research communities through face-to-face learning and networking

Wellcome Connecting Science resumes in-person training outside the UK

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03 March 2023

Re-establishing a face-to-face forum for the rare disease research community

Where biological insight meets technological innovation!

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28 February 2023

Transforming research and careers in microbial genomic epidemiology 

Reconnecting the community at Applied Bioinformatics and Public Health Microbiology 2023

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24 January 2023

The power of synthetic-based technologies to improve global human health 

Recent scientific breakthroughs shaping future health

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24 November 2022

Implementing whole genome sequencing in paediatric oncology practice across the UK

Improving access to genome diagnostics for paediatric cancers

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16 November 2022

Genome Informatics in the 21st Century 

Helder Nakaya, Associate Professor at the University of São Paulo, shares his thoughts on the future of informatics, and his ...

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16 November 2022

Reaching beyond CRISPR for pivotal career development 

Dr Sunay Usluer shares how the CRISPR and beyond meeting series continues to inspire new thinking and facilitate valuable relationships.

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14 November 2022

Expanding pathogen genomics expertise across the UK

A new train-the-trainer course for clinical, public health and research scientists

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21 September 2022

Epic epigenomics: where is it taking us?

Technological developments driving disease research forward

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31 August 2022

What’s new in the Microbiome?

Counting down to 'Microbiome Interactions in Health and Disease 2022'

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26 July 2022

Capacity development in data science and pathogen genomics

Learning best practice methods to teach genomics

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25 July 2022

Understanding biology at the single cell resolution 

What we learned at the 2022 Single Cell Biology conference

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22 June 2022

Your Digital Mentor Podcast – a free platform for mentorship and career development support

Connecting a global life science community - reaching over 10,000 listeners, from across 108 countries

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21 June 2022

Successes (and challenges!) of scientific conferencing in a brand new format 

Amanda Fletcher, Conference and Events Organiser

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29 April 2022

Genetic counselling and the communication of genetics in medicine

Video resources from the 2021 World Congress on Genetic Counselling

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04 April 2022

A conversation about cancer training and the impact on careers

The benefits of attending a dedicated course on the evolutionary and ecological aspects of cancer!

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30 March 2022

Shaping the future of equitable conferencing

Research conferences have a huge impact on career development. But do all researchers in the UK have equitable access? We ...

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23 February 2022

Antimicrobial Resistance: Where are we in the global challenge? 

A discussion with the Antimicrobial Resistance Genomes, Big Data and Emerging Technologies scientific committee

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04 February 2022

First-of-its-Kind Global COVID-19 Genomics Training Programme Launched 

A new training collaboration between Wellcome Connecting Science (WCS) and the COVID-19 Genomics UK (COG-UK) consortium

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18 January 2022

The Challenges in the field of Evolutionary Systems Biology

Applying systems and mechanistic approaches to understand evolution

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16 August 2021

The return of Your Digital Mentor Podcast 

Join us for season 2 and gain the knowledge to sharpen your professional skills

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29 June 2021

Working with Wellcome Connecting Science to develop online courses 

Making high-quality learning accessible for everyone

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01 June 2021

Training Healthcare Workers During a Pandemic 

The importance of flexible online training solutions for clinical practitioners

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05 May 2021

Scaled Up Training Collaboration Brings Vital Genomics Skills To African Researchers

Large-scale bioinformatics training will further equip scientists with skills to help tackle major health problems such as Covid-19

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15 April 2021

Nursing, Genomics and Healthcare 

How will genomics benefit my patients? What nurses and health professionals need to know!

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29 March 2021

Wellcome Connecting Science brand refresh 

You might have noticed that something about Connecting Science looks a little different… here’s why!

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25 March 2021

Boost for data science training for researchers and healthcare professionals working in pathogen genomics

A Wellcome Connecting Science collaboration with the Centre for Genomic Pathogen Surveillance receives a UK Research and Innovation grant to ...

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08 March 2021

Reverse mentoring: Promoting diversity and positive culture change

Alice Matimba and Martin Dougherty reflect on their experiences of reverse mentoring

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01 March 2021

First-Of-Its-Kind Course Launched to Help GPs Understand Genomics in Everyday Practice

The only course targeted specifically towards teaching those in Primary Care the fundamentals of genomics testing

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20 November 2020

Mentorship is essential to everyone’s career progression

By Christine Boinett, Alice Matimba, Isabela Malta, Emmanuela Oppong and Catherine Holmes from Your Digital Mentor Podcast.

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20 September 2020

Your Digital Mentor Podcast Mid-Season Update

Inspiring Mentoring and Research Culture Globally. By Isabela Malta

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04 August 2020

“Standing on the shoulders of giants”: New podcast to provide access to digital mentoring and career development tips for early career researchers

Wellcome Genome Campus Advanced Courses and Scientific Conferences helps to deliver a free global podcast series on mentorship

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15 July 2020

CRISPR and Beyond: new technologies to shape basic science and genomic medicine for the future.

Read more about CRISPR technologies, and the networking and collaboration opportunities available at the virtual CRISPR and Beyond 2020 conference

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13 July 2020

Celebrating 20 Years of Genome Informatics

Reflections with Ewan Birney - how far have we come in 20 years?

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25 April 2020

Online Courses from Advanced Courses and Scientific Conferences

Learn new skills in genomics, pursue your biomedical interests, or advance your career in healthcare with our free online courses.

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16 April 2020

An Antimicrobial Resistance Toolkit from Advanced Courses and Scientific Conferences

Digital AMR resources to support scientists, researchers and healthcare workers

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10 March 2020

Tackling the Global Problem of Antimicrobial Resistance through Professional Online Development

What's antimicrobial resistance and how can we detect it? Explore the clinical relevance of AMR and the methods used ...

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03 March 2020

Genomics in Nursing and Healthcare

Genomics – what do we need to know?

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06 January 2020

Championing Inclusion and Diversity at Biomedical Research Meetings

How can conferences encourage a supportive research culture where all can thrive?

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06 November 2019

Genomic surveillance of antimicrobial resistance

New train-the-trainer course aims to improve global capacity and skills in low- and middle income-countries

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05 August 2019

Building valuable connections with the scientific world

Why partner your business with a scientific conference?

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21 June 2019

The importance of diversity in the world of personalised genomics

Personalised medicine is hailed as the future of healthcare, promising to influence patient lifestyle choices, raise disease prevention standards, enable ...

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06 June 2019

Free online course to help nurses with genetic counselling in the new genomic era

The online course starts on Monday 17th June 2019 and is open for enrolment from today (4th June 2019).

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24 May 2019

Strengthening capacity for drug discovery research in Africa

Course gives comprehensive overview of the drug discovery process with special focus on international and inter-disciplinary collaboration.

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14 December 2018

Scientific Evidence in Policy Making

Top Tips from our 2018 Science Policy course

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15 November 2018

Translating The Genomics Revolution For Patient Benefit

Commercialising Genomic Research – 2018 workshop summary and new LinkedIn group

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03 September 2018

30 Years of Genomics Teaching

September 2018 marks the 30th anniversary of the Wellcome Genome Campus Advanced Courses and Scientific Conferences programme.

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28 July 2018

Increasing global impact by tailoring training needs

Overseas Courses have long been a key part of the learning and training activities delivered by ACSC.

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11 June 2018

Blood, sweat and success: Implementing a gender balance policy

Dr Treasa Creavin shares her perspective on developing and applying a gender balance policy for Advanced Courses and Scientific Conferences.

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28 May 2018

New online course introduces bioinformatics to address skills-gap

Free online course - Bacterial Genomes: From DNA to protein function using bioinformatics - starts 11 June.

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01 May 2018

Thirty years of Advanced Courses and Scientific Conferences: Accelerating research and diagnostics through sharing knowledge in genomics

ACSC started out in 1988 with 12 participants. Since then we have held 374 courses and 259 conferences!

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28 March 2018

New online course in genetics of disease-causing bacteria launched for health professionals and biologists worldwide

This 3-week introduction to pathogen genomics, will be the first online course offered by wellcome Genome Campus Advanced Courses and ...

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