Video Library: Socialising the Genome
An archive of all webinars and virtual conferences.
Socialising the Genome: Genomics, public trust and engagement
Professor Anna Middleton, Founder and Head of Society and Ethics Research at Wellcome and Vivienne Parry OBE, Head of Public Engagement, Genomics England
We know the word ‘genetics’ itself can cause whole swaths of society to disengage, thinking ‘it’s not for me’, ‘I won’t understand it’ or ‘I’m frightened of it’. This webinar set the scene for who is currently very disconnected and why we need to genuinely ‘socialise genomics’.