Monthly Archives: May 2008

Deanery day provides food for thought….

(…and very nice pastries during coffee!) Along with a number of colleagues form the NHS National Genetics Education and Development Centre, Maggie and I attended a conference last week hosted by the West Midland’s Deanery (responsible for the management and … Continue reading

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News round up

It’s been a busy weekend for genetics news. On Sunday was a report that the number of fat cells in the human body is set at adolescence Fat cell numbers ‘set for life’. This was followed by stories on chronic … Continue reading

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The National DNA Database on Trial: Avoiding the Usual Suspects

Dr Rachel Iredale from the Genomics Policy Unit, Faculty of Health, Sport and Science at the University of Glamorgan has been awarded £27,914 by the Wellcome Trust for a project entitled ‘The National DNA Database on Trial: Avoiding the Usual … Continue reading


GAMY Project website

I have just bought a domain name. Click on to check it out. Let me know your thoughts. Thanks. Rachel


Cancer genetics event to be held in Cardiff

Wales Gene Park is hosting the Cancer Genetics Group’s Annual Spring Meeting at Cardiff Museum later this month. For more information see flyer and registration from below or contact Angela Burgess (Education Officer at the Gene Park) Tel: 029 2068 … Continue reading


Website now No.1 on Google search

It’s just been pointed out to us that our website Telling Stories, Understanding Real Life Genetics is now the first result if you Google the whole of the web with the words telling and stories. Not bad considering how common … Continue reading