Molecular geneticists, cytogeneticists, molecular biologists and bioinformaticians work in conjunction with clinical scientists, psychologists and social scientists, to better understand genetic illness and its consequences for affected individuals, their families, and for society in general.
Education and training
Education and training form a key part of the activities of the Institute; we offer an Intercalated BSc in Medical Genetics for Cardiff University medical students, an MSc in Genetic Counselling, post-doctoral PhD and MD studentships and fellowships.
Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)
The database is maintained at the Institute as a service to the scientific community.
Wales Gene Park
The role of the Gene Park is to facilitate the integration of genetics knowledge and technology into healthcare, education and research in Wales.
NHS Medical Genetics Service for Wales
The Institute houses the hub of the NHS Medical Genetics Service for Wales. Many of the research successes of the Institute have been achieved by accepting the challenges presented by families with inherited disorders who are seen in our clinics.
We always welcome enquiries from all those who are interested in collaboration and also from those who may wish to consider our Institute as a place to undertake research or training.