Institute of Genetics and Cancer

Doors Open Day 2023 at the Institute of Genetics and Cancer

Join us for an exciting day of discovery at the Institute of Genetics and Cancer, University of Edinburgh, as part of the Doors Open Day 2023 event. This is your chance to explore the fascinating world of genetics and cancer research in person.

On Saturday September 23 2023 from 11:00 AM, we invite you to visit us at the Western General Hospital campus, Crewe Road South, Edinburgh. Prepare to be amazed as our experts guide you through the cutting-edge facilities and ground-breaking research happening right here.

Discover the latest advancements in genetics and cancer studies as you delve into our interactive exhibits, engaging presentations, and hands-on demonstrations. Immerse yourself in the world of DNA, genes, and the incredible breakthroughs that are shaping the future of medicine.

Whether you're a science enthusiast, a student, or simply curious about the mysteries of life, we look forward to welcoming you through our doors. Our friendly staff will be on hand to answer your questions, share their knowledge, and provide a memorable experience for all.

Explore our exciting programme of building tours, talks, videos, posters and drop-in activities. Our staff and students will provide insights into the lives of researchers and technicians at various stages of their careers.

Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to peek behind the scenes of the Institute of Genetics and Cancer. Mark your calendars and get ready to embark on a journey of scientific exploration at the Doors Open Day 2023 at The Institute of Genetics and Cancer!

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Researchers at our Institute tackle one of the greatest biomedical challenges of today – explaining how changes in our DNA lead to disease. Our multidisciplinary teams of world-class scientists and leading clinicians work together under one roof with access to cutting-edge facilities. Our researchers work across scale, from molecules to populations, and are paving the way to more targeted treatments and therapies for people living with genetic conditions and cancers, involving patients and the public every step of the way.

In early 2024, we will be opening a new building extension to our institute – the 4D cellular medicine wing, which will provide the facilities to investigate the structure and function of cells in 3-dimensions (within living tissues and tumours) and over time (4-dimensional) that will generate complex data, analysed using advanced computing including artificial intelligence.

Sep 23 2023 -

Doors Open Day 2023 at the Institute of Genetics and Cancer

Join us in our university research Institute on Sat 23 Sept for Doors Open Day, where we'll open our doors to share some of our science.

The Institute of Genetics and Cancer, Western General Hospital, Crewe Road South, Edinburgh, EH4 2XU