Manchester Dysmorphology Course 2020 / Dysmorphology in the Genomic Era – 24th – 26th March 2020

Sponsored by ESHG and ERN ITHACA

Tuesday 24th March-Thursday 26th March 2020

Course Organizers: Dian Donnai, Jill Clayton-Smith, Siddharth Banka, Sofia Douzgou

Manchester Centre for Genomic Medicine

This course is intended mainly for doctors in training in Clinical Genetics or related disciplines or newly appointed consultants and will consist of lectures, interactive and case-based teaching covering common and emerging dysmorphic syndromes and diagnostic approaches. The 2019 programme is attached for information although in 2020 the dates, timings and content will vary.

There will be around 50 places available.
Cost £390 (pounds sterling) to include course fee, all meals, 2 nights’ accommodation and transport between hotel and course venue (extra nights can be booked at own expense).

Accommodation with be at The Pendulum Hotel https://www.pendulumhotel.co.uk/ and the course will be at Nowgen on the University and hospital campus www.nowgen.org.uk

Please contact anne.m.burns@manchester.ac.uk for enquiries and for booking details.

ESHG scholarships are also available for clinical geneticists in training from European countries. Preference will be given to ESHG members and for doctors from countries which are disadvantaged economically, although scholarships are not limited to these groups. Up to 10 scholarships for the full meeting costs (not including travel or extra nights’ accommodation) will be awarded.

ERN-ITHACA will sponsor two places for students from the network centres

To apply for a scholarship please contact Anne Burns with 2-page curriculum vitae including a summary of experience to date and a half page summary of why you believe you should be given a scholarship and how it would benefit your career.

Closing date for scholarship application February 21st 2020
Closing date for course will be when all places are taken.

2019 program here (for information)