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Discover Biomedical Careers - Special event with Nowgen

This was a special event offered jointly by the Faculty of Life Sciences at Manchester and Nowgen, a Centre for Genetics in Healthcare. It was hosted at the Nowgen Centre, which offers tailor-made facilities and expert knowledge of contemporary healthcare science careers.

This event differed from the Discover Biomedical Sciences Day due to its emphasis on exploring the range of careers available in the scientific disciplines that support modern healthcare.

Programme

TimeActivity
9.30am Welcome and introduction
9.45am Overview of Biomedicine-related courses at The University of Manchester
10.30am Workshop session 1. One of:
- Genetic diagnosis
- Pharmacogenetics and drug design
11.45am Tour of University campus, including the Faculty of Life Sciences, the Library and the Students' Union, including lunch
1.15pm Workshop session 2. One of:
- Genetic diagnosis
- Pharmacogenetics and drug design
1.45pm Insight into biomedical careers - hear the personal stories of people from a range of biomedical science careers
2.30pm Speed chatting - meet staff, students and related professionals from biomedical science disciplines at The University of Manchester
3.15pm Round-up and feedback
3.30pm Finish

Further information

This event will take place at the Nowgen Centre, Grafton Street. Travel information is available on the Nowgen website.