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Discussing whole genome sequencing in medical practice

Starts: 7 November 2012

ESRC

Wednesday 7th November 2012, 7pm - 9.30pm, The Grape and Olive, Wendal Road, Cardiff (map here) 

Social scientists will discuss social, ethical, legal and practical aspects of the application of whole genome sequencing in medical practice, with primary care workers. Should other family members be informed about results? If so, who by? Will people's worries about their (family's) future health have an impact on primary care delivery?

This event has been organised by the ESRC Centre for the Economic and Social Aspects of Genomics (CESAGen), within the School of Social Sciences at Cardiff University, as part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science. The Festival, which offers a fascinating insight into some of the country's leading social science research, takes place throughout the UK as a celebration of the social sciences. For more information about the Festival, including details of other events, please click here.

Booking

This event is free and open to all, but advance registration is required. To book a place please email Flo Ticehurst using the contact details below.

Email: TicehurstF@cardiff.ac.uk 
Telephone: 029 208 70024

 

Other information

Open To: Public