Public Symposium on GeneticsPublic Symposium on GeneticsPublic Symposium on GeneticsPublic Symposium on Genetics

Thank you for registering to Public Conference on Genetics (to be held on February 29, 2020 at Faculty of Medicine Building). Since there are limited seats available, we kindly ask that you notify us if you change your mind.

See you at the Conference!

Sevtap Savas, PhD
Associate professor
Discipline of Genetics
Faculty of Medicine

Thank you for your interest in this conference. Registration is now closed, as we have reached the maximum number of participants.

A free public event

Please click here to register

Event Poster

Date: February 29, 2020 – Saturday (8.45 am – 6 pm)

Venue: Faculty of Medicine Building, Room 1M102 (Frank and Eileen Gronich Lecture Theatre)

Parking (between 8 am – 7.00 pm): Free parking at area 30 (adjacent to Faculty of Medicine) and area 27 (parking garage levels two and three). View Parking Map

Scope & Objectives: This is a free and whole day public event. Please click here for a preliminary schedule.

This event aims to:

  • engage with public members, and increase their interest and awareness about genetics, genetic research conducted in the province, and medical genetics options for families affected by genetic disorders
  • have speakers, including researchers, genetic counselors, medical geneticists, privacy experts, and patients, and multiple interactive Q & A sessions
  • live-tweet the talks (@MUNMed) during the event for wider outreach

Organized by: Dr. Sevtap Savas (lead), Dr. Lesley Turner, Dr. Jane Green, and Dr. Bridget Fernandez; Discipline of Genetics

Sponsored by: Office of Public Engagement & Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University

Hope to see you there!

Questions? Contact Dr. Sevtap Savas,; 864 6507.
Light lunch and refreshments will be provided