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Winchester Discovery Centre, Jewry Street, Winchester SO23 8SB
Wessex branch

AGM followed by Genomic Medicine talk - how high throughput sequencing of the human genome is disrupting clinical research and diagnostics

Professor Sarah Ennis, University of Southampton, will briefly overview some fundamental human genetics, explaining the nature of human genetic variation. She will cover the following points:
  • Discuss how this variation can be interpreted to better understand the genetic causes of human disease.
  • Outline key aspects of the new high-throughput DNA sequencing technology that allow an entire human genome to be sequenced within a single day. 
  • Overview applications to medical research and integration into national health system.
  • Identify ethical considerations and ongoing challenges in adopting this disruptive technology.


All are welcome to attend the AGM, but only members of the RSB may vote.


Advance booking is essential using the above link. This event is open to all.


For any event enquiries please contact branch chair, Dr Hilary Otter at
If you have any booking or website queries please contact Ellie Oakley at or on 020 7685 2576.

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