About Us

The Irish Society of Human Genetics is an independent non-profit professional organisation whose purpose is to promote and encourage the advancement and public awareness of Human Genetics and Genomics in research and clinical practice.

ISHG Annual Conference

ISHG

Aims and Objectives

  1. To promote, encourage and advance the study and practice of human genetics and genomics.
  2. To support, guide and inform healthcare and other professionals contributing to applications of genetics and genomics in Ireland, and the development and assurance of high standards of practice.
  3. To promote education in genetics and genomics through seminars, lectures, discussion groups, conferences and symposia.
  4. To act as an authoritative body for the purpose of consultation in matters of public and professional interest and to offer informed opinion on issues of public interest in relation to genetics and genomics.
  5. To cooperate and collaborate with other National and International societies which promote the study and practice of human genetics and genomics.

ISHG News

Latest News

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ISHG Summer Research Studentships

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We are delighted to announce these studentships to support undergraduate students (with an interest in human genetics) to complete a short research project. We hope that this will allow students the opportunity to become familiar with research…
2023 poster

Our 26th annual conference took place on the 22nd September 2023 in the Galmont Hotel in Galway.

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The full programme for our 2023 conference is available here.  You can access PDF copies of most of the posters presented at the conference at this link: https://ishg.ie/posters-from-the-2023-conference/ You will need a password, which…
flyer for rare diseases talks in South Dublin libraries