Entries by Michael Salter-Townshend

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ISHG Summer Research Studentships

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 techniques and perhaps complete a pilot study that may aid grant applications later in the year. We propose […]

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

Chairperson’s Report Our 26th Annual Scientific Meeting was held at the Galmont Hotel on 22nd September. It was an extremely enjoyable and educational day for all, in a beautiful setting. We had around 100 delegates registered in advance, and more arrived on the day. There were also 15 sponsors who very kindly supported us. There […]

Job: Principal Genetic Counsellor

National Maternity Hospital Applications are welcome from suitably qualified candidates for the following post: Principal Genetic Counsellor Genetics Department (Full-time, permanent) The successful candidate must have: For details see: https://www.irishjobs.ie/Jobs/Principal-Genetic-Counsellor-8924108.aspx

Genomics Data Infrastructure Research Fellow / Senior Postdoctoral Fellow

Title: Genomics Data Infrastructure Research Fellow / Senior Postdoctoral Fellow Department: FutureNeuro Research Centre, RCSI Tenure: Specified purpose contract for up to 4 year. Appointable at either Research Fellow level on a 0.8FTE basis or at Senior Postdoctoral Fellow on a full time basis. Hybrid working arrangements considered. Location: 123 St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2 […]

National Genetics and Genomics Strategy for Ireland

The HSE launched the First National Genetics and Genomics Strategy for Ireland on Tuesday 13th December. The strategy outlines the planned development of an enhanced patient and family-centred genetic and genomic service that will be coordinated nationally. A press release and further details are available at the above link. Dr Mark Bale, Advisor and Lead […]

Webinar: New Technology and Digital Tools to Enhance Genomic Medicine Practice

Friday, 21 October 1.30-4pm. Join us for a special online event where you will hear from experts about how new technologies can be employed to enhance Genomic Medicine practice and optimise outcomes for patients with cancer. Book your place now https://courses.rcpi.ie/product?catalog=New-technologies-and-digital-tools-to-enhance-Genomic-Medicine-Practice Learn about the benefits, limitations and challenges associated with use of the liquid biopsy and […]

Genetic Counsellor for National Centre for Inherited Metabolic Disorders

There is flexibility associated in terms of working arrangements and even opportunity for part time working arrangements. For informal enquiries jamesobyrne@mater.ie Job Title / Grade: Genetic Counsellor Department / Division: National Centre for Inherited Metabolic Disorders (Adult Centre) Location: Mater Misericordiae University Hospital Reporting Relationship: Consultants/ Clinical Geneticists at the National Centre for Inherited Metabolic Disorders […]

Lecturer Above the Bar in Genomics Data Science and in Clinical Bioinformatics in the Discipline of Bioinformatics.

Applications are invited for two positions as permanent Lecturer Above the Bar in Genomics Data Science and in Clinical Bioinformatics in the Discipline of Bioinformatics at the University of Galway. The University Galway is a publicly funded university, one of the top three universities in Ireland, in the top 1% in the world according to […]