Iirish Society of Human Genetics Conference

Annual Conference

We are delighted to announce that ISHG 2023 will take place on the 22nd September in the Galmont Hotel & Spa, Galway.
Details on the venue, transport, accommodation, etc are available here.  Registration is from 9:30am to 10:25am and the talks are from 10:30am until 5pm.

You can register for the conference at https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/633994824587. All tickets come with an optional ESHG membership add-on, at a discounted rate.

Please take the opportunity to renew your free ISHG membership separately at http://eepurl.com/hh0Wcf if you haven’t done so this year.

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 will be shared at the conference. Please note that these poster files should not be shared or disseminated outside of the conference attendees!

Keynote Speakers

We are delighted to announce that the three below high profile researchers have agreed to be keynote speakers at ISHG 2023

Prof Gareth Evans

Professor Gareth Evans

Title: “The importance of moderate and high risk genes and polygenic risk in population risk stratification”

Prof Serena Nik-Zainal

Professor Serena Nik-Zainal

Title: “Utilising the full potential of whole genome sequencing for clinical purposes”

Prof Aoife McLysaght

Professor Aoife McLysaght

Title: “Dosage sensitivity in evolution and disease”

Conference Reports

Summaries and Awards Winners for Previous Conferences

25th Annual Irish Society of Human Genetics conference

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…


Our 24th National conference again took place online this year. Our conference was really well received, our delegates particularly enjoyed the lunchtime discussion (for and against) reporting secondary findings (when found in a diagnostic laboratory) between Prof Gianpierro Cavalleri and Dr Lisa Bradley.