Save the date!

The annual scientific meeting of the Irish Society of Human Genetics will return to Belfast on 9th September 2016.

More details to follow.


Upcoming meetings

ISHG members may be interested in some upcoming meetings at the Wellcome Trust Genome Campus.

Please follow the links attached for further information.

3-4 February 2016
Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge
Registrations Deadline: 30 November

13-15 April 2016
Abstract Deadline:1 March 2016 / Registration Deadline: 15 March 2016

ISHG 2015 programme

The final programme for the Irish Society of Human Genetics 2015 annual scientific meeting is now available via the following link.  

Our second keynote address by Prof. Kingsmore's is entitled "Clinical implications of 2-day whole genome sequencing of acutely ill infants".

Directions to venue:
Please use Collins Avenue entrance to DCU. The meeting is in the Lonsdale building on the ground floor. 
Campus map: https://www.dcu.ie/sites/default/files/campus_map.pdf

We had a very successful meeting and our thanks go to our keynote speaker Prof. Stephen Kingsmore, Dee Lyons/Missouri Endowed Chair in Genomic Medicine, Children’s Mercy, Kansas.

Congratulations to Caragh Stapleton on winning the Young Investigator Award for her presentation entitled "Identifying Genetic Predictors of Skin Cancer in Renal Transplant Populations".

Congratulations to Dr. Jillian Casey on winning the Best Post Doc Oral presentation entitled "When it Comes to Exomes, Expect the Unexpected".

Mendelian Traits NGS Course, Berlin September 28 - October 2, 2015


ISHG members may be interested in the upcoming course "Identifying genes for Mendelian Traits using Next Generation Sequence Data".  The course will be held at the Max Delbrück Center in Berlin from September 28-October 2, 2015.  
The course webpage URL, which contains a description of the course, schedule and application,  is https://www.bcm.edu/research/labs/center-for-statistical-genetics/courses/ngs-mendelian-course-sept-oct-2015 .   

For additional information on the course please contact Suzanne Leal

ISHG Annual Meeting and Call for Abstracts

Dear members, The Annual Scientific Meeting of the Irish Society of Human Genetics will take place on Friday 4th September 2015 in Dublin City University.

Two leading international scientists will give keynote lectures at this year’s meeting: Prof. Stephen Kingsmore, Dee Lyons/Missouri Endowed Chair in Genomic Medicine, Children’s Mercy, Kansas and Prof. Mark Caulfield of William Harvey Research Institute, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London.

 The call for abstracts is now open and will close on Friday 12th June. Please see the Abstract form for instructions on completing and returning your abstract. Please only select Post grad or Post Doc if you want to be considered for a prize for best oral/poster presentation.
The German Society of Proteome Research are hosting the Proteomic Forum on 22-25 March 2015 in Berlin, Germany. Please see the following link for further information.

Programme for the Irish Society of Human Genetics 2014 annual meeting

The final programme for the Irish Society of Human Genetics 2014 annual scientific meeting is now available via the following link.