MRC Centre for Neuropsychiatric Genetics and Genomics Summer School in Brain Disorders Research

Location Hadyn Ellis Building, Maindy Road, Cardiff, CF24 4HQ
£ Free
MRC Centre for Neuropsychiatric Genetics and Genomics Summer School in Brain Disorders Research

Event Information

This four-day course takes place at the MRC Centre for Neuropsychiatric Genetics and Genomics at Cardiff University.

The aim of the Summer School is to provide trainees and scientists with a grounding in brain disorders research and to inspire and inform the researchers of tomorrow.

The Summer School includes talks, demonstrations and interactive sessions on a range of topics in psychiatry, neurology and neuroscience including:

  • neuroimaging
  • psychiatric epidemiology
  • genetics and epigenetics
  • high-throughput sequencing demonstrations
  • manipulation of stem cells
  • phenotypic assessments
  • ethics in genetic research.

The Summer School also includes workshops on scientific careers and academic fellowships.

The programme will be delivered by experts in their respective fields.

  • Professor Sir Michael Owen
  • Professor Nigel Williams
  • Professor Ian Jones
  • Dr Anthony Isles
  • Dr Will Davies
  • Dr Elliot Rees
  • Dr Xavier Caseras
  • Professor Jeremy Hall
  • Professor Lawrence Wilkinson
  • Professor Adrian Harwood
  • Professor George Kirov
  • Professor Anne Lingford-Hughes
  • Prof Stephan Collishaw
  • Prof James Walters
  • Dr Kathryn Peall
  • Dr Judith Harrison
  • Professor William Gray
  • Dr Andrew Cuthbert

Please find further information on the Summer School. The Summer School is run by Cardiff University and the MRC Centre for Neuropsychiatric Genetics and Genomics, promoted by RCPsych Wales.

For further information, please contact:

Email: oliver.john@rcpsych.ac.uk

Web: www.rcpsych.ac.uk/wales

Contact Name: Ollie John

Twitter: @RCPsychWales

Contact number: 02922 33 1080

Event Location

Location: Hadyn Ellis Building, Maindy Road, Cardiff, CF24 4HQ