Covid-19 Updates

Advanced Courses and Scientific Conferences Programme

Information for our event attendees in response to Covid-19 (Updated 13 March 2020).

Owing to the evolving situation with Covid-19, we have taken the difficult decision to postpone or virtually host our programme of courses and conferences from now until mid-June. Please contact the event organiser if you have any questions, or refer to our Contact us page if you have a general enquiry.

The events currently affected are as follows:

Conferences

Single Cell Biology (11 – 13 March 2020)
Postponed – new dates will be announced to registered delegates.

Genomics of Brain Disorders (18 – 20 March 2020)
Postponed – new dates will be announced to registered delegates.

Genomics of Rare Disease (25 – 27 March 2020)
This will take place as a virtual meeting – details will be sent to all registered delegates and speakers.

Proteomics in Cell Biology and Disease Mechanisms (30 March – 01 April 2020)
This will take place as a virtual meeting – details will be sent to all registered delegates and speakers.

Longitudinal Studies (20 – 22 April 2020)
Postponed – new dates will be announced to registered delegates

Nursing, Genomics and Healthcare (27 – 29 April 2020)
Postponed – new dates will be announced to registered delegates

Antimicrobial Resistance – Genomes, Big Data and Emerging Technologies (04 – 06 May 2020) Postponed – new dates will be announced to registered delegates

Curating the Clinical Genome (20 – 22 May 2020)
Postponed – new dates will be announced to registered delegates

Healthy Ageing  (27 – 29 May 2020)
Postponed – new dates will be announced to registered delegates

Genomic Epidemiology of Malaria  (08 – 10 June 2020)
Postponed – new dates will be announced to registered delegates

Virus Genomics and Evolution (15 – 17 June 2020)
Postponed – new dates will be announced to registered delegates

Courses

The following courses have been postponed. We will contact attendees with new arrangements as soon as possible.

Genetic Engineering of Mammalian Stem Cells  (15 – 27 March 2020)

Molecular Approaches to Clinical Microbiology in Africa (The Gambia)  (21 – 27 March 2020)

Genomics and Epidemiological Surveillance of Bacterial Pathogens (Paraguay)  (19 – 24 April 2020)

Working with Pathogen Genomes (Vietnam) (10 – 15 May 2020)

Next Generation Sequencing (20 – 27 April 2020)

Fungal Pathogen Genomics (11 – 16 May 2020)

Low Input Epigenomics (12 – 20 May 2020)

Viral Genomics and Bioinformatics (Montevideo, Uruguay) (07 – 12 June 2020)

All of our courses and conferences scheduled to take place from mid-June onwards are currently continuing as planned. We will review this policy regularly and if it changes we will contact attendees and update our website accordingly.

If you are registered for a course or conference later in the year, we will be contacting all of our attendees with updated travel advice on an event-by-event basis.

We encourage delegates to check their travel insurance with a view to possible extension of their policy to ‘cancellation for any reason’ (CFAR).

Current Wellcome Genome Campus Travel Advice for course and conference attendees

Visitors to Campus are advised to follow the latest guidance and travel advice issued by Public Health England (PHE). Current PHE advice can be found here:

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-information-for-the-public [gov.uk]

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-specified-countries-and-areas/covid-19-specified-countries-and-areas-with-implications-for-returning-travellers-or-visitors-arriving-in-the-uk [gov.uk]

Please contact us immediately if you are affected by or have any questions regarding this advice.

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