The 22nd Annual Meeting of the Irish Society of Human Genetics - ISHG 2019 - will be held in Stranmills College, Belfast on Friday September 20th at 10am.

This event brings together the clinical and research human genetics communities in Ireland, and provides delegates an opportunity to present, discuss and debate the challenges and opportunities associated with human genetics in Ireland.

With Keynote Speakers:

Registration is open for the via Eventbrite here.

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and find us on Twitter @IrishSocGen

Note the deadline for abstracts has now passed. Any queries regarding late submissions should be directed to

CPD Credits and ISHG 2018

We are pleased to announce that next weeks ISHG 2018 Conference has been approved for 4 CPD credits (external category) by the Royal College of Physicians in Ireland.

You can register via the ISHG Eventbrite page or email

ISHG 2018 Conference Programme

Dear Colleagues

The programme for the 2018 ISHG meeting to be held at Croke Park on Friday September 21st is available here.

You can register via the ISHG Eventbrite page or email

Gianpiero Cavalleri
Secretary, ISHG

ISHG Conference 2018 - Registration now open! 

Dear Colleagues,
Registration is now open for the 21st Annual Meeting of the Irish Society of Human Genetics 2018, to be held in Croke Park, on Friday 21st September 2018.

Early Bird pricing is as follows:
  •          Early Bird ISHG Membership & Registration 2018- €50
  •          Early Bird ISHG Membership & Registration [Reduced Rate] (available to students and those with no taxable income) - €40
  •          Early Bird Joint ISHG & ESHG Membership & Registration 2018- €105
  •          Early Bird Joint ISHG & ESHG Membership & Registration [Reduced Rate] - €95

Early Bird Registration ends on 31st August 2018 and Standard Pricing is as follows:
  •      Membership & Registration 2018- €60
  •          Membership & Registration [Reduced Rate] - €50
  •         Joint ISHG & ESHG Membership & Registration - €115
  •          Joint ISHG & ESHG Membership & Registration [Reduced Rate]  - €105

Click here to register.

Once you have registered, please share our event on Facebook, or click 'going' on the ISHG 2018 Facebook Page.
Note the deadline for abstracts has now passed. Any queries regarding late submissions should be directed to .
If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact me at
Many thanks and best wishes,
Gianpiero Cavalleri Secretary, ISHG

ISHG and General Data Protection Regulation

ISHG Data Privacy Policy:                                                            25/5/18

The Irish Society of Human Genetics (ISHG) is a not-for profit, voluntary organisation. Privacy is important to ISHG and we work to protect any personal data we receive and process it in accordance with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

As part of ongoing ISHG activities, we store some personal data about our members, supporters and suppliers including for example e.g. name, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses and details of their professional experience of ISHG events. This data is held on secure computers, and/or on hard copy at the office of the ISHG Secretary.

We use personal data to:
  • Manage our relationship with our members, supports and suppliers, and avoid any duplications in our contacts with them.
  • To gather information on events ISHG runs and processes it use, to better understand how ISHG is perceived by the community
  • To customise ISHG services and events, based on feedback we receive. 

We retain personal data:
  • For the period during which we have an active relationship with our members, supports and suppliers OR
  • Until they inform us that they no longer wish for us to hold and process their data, in which case we will review the request in accordance with data protection legislation AND
  • Except where we need to maintain their personal data to comply with legal obligations under applicable laws.

You have a right to oppose ISHG collection and use of your personal information.  You also have the right to rectify any personal data that ISHG holds on you. If you wish to do so, please contact us at If you are not satisfied with ISHG’s response or have concerns about ISHG’s data processing practices, you also have a right to lodge a complaint with the Supervisory Authority for data protection in Ireland or your country of residence.

ISHG 2018 - Call for abstracts!

We are now accepting abstracts for the 2018 Irish Society of Human Genetics conference to be held at Croke Park, Dublin on Friday, 21st September.  The abstract submission form can be downloaded here.  

The closing date for abstracts is Friday 8th June 2018.

I am also delighted to announce our plenary speakers for the conference; John Greally from Albert Einstein College, New York and Eamonn Sheridan of the University of Leeds.

Save the date!

The 2018 ISHG Conference will take place in Croke Park, Dublin, on Friday the 21st of September. 

Further details will follow shortly.