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Reader, Genomics Policy Unit


COUNCILS SEEK ENGAGING RESEARCHERS Research Councils UK is calling for researchers who are active in public engagement to take part in a project about their work. RCUK has issued a call asking early career researchers to submit profiles about themselves … Continue reading

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Wales Gene Park Art Exhibit

Great night last night in Bay Art, Bute Street. Art exhibition organised by the Wales Gene Park called ‘Your future in your genes’ displaying artwork by young people from Butetown Youth Pavillion and Parc Prison. See

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GAMY baby

Congratulations to Nicki Taverner and her husband John Jones on the birth of Jack on Saturday 21st February 2009. Jack was 10 days early but weighed in at 7lbs 2oz. Mother, baby and Dad are doing well. Love from everyone … Continue reading

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Baby born free of the breast cancer gene

The first baby in the UK tested before implantation for a genetic form of breast cancer has been born.


Human Genetics Commission

The Human Genetics Commission visited Cardiff last week and I was lucky enough to be invited to give a presentation about the National DNA Database on Trial Project. I was joined by 8 of the young people who participated in … Continue reading

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Revamped GAMY website –

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GAMY Project website

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


GAMY Project

Participants in the GAMY Project get to grips with the ‘web of issues’ surrounding genetics!