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

25th Annual Irish Society of Human Genetics conference

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Our 25th annual conference took place on the 16th September in the Radisson Blu Hotel, Golden Lane, Christchurch, Dublin 2. The full agenda for ISHG 2022 is available here: https://ishg.ie/ishg-2022-agenda/. The book of abstracts is…

€2.7 million of funding promised for the Strategy for Genetics and Genomics.

The National Genetics and Genomics Strategy is to be published by end of this year. On Friday, 30th September 2022, as part of the development of the National Strategy for Genetics and Genomics, the HSE hosted a Town Hall event at the Royal…

African Genomics webinar series

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The African Society for Human Genetics has partnered with the SFI Centre for Research Training in Genomics Data Science on a publicly available webinar series that will take place from the 14-18th November 2022.  Please see below…