Keynote Speaker

Professor Zosia Miedzybrodzka

Zosia Miedzybrodzka is Professor of Medical Genetics at the University of Aberdeen. She is also a honorary consultant clinical geneticist and Service Clinical Director of Genetics for NHS Grampian (comprising Clinical Services and diagnostic DNA and cytogenetics laboratories), and co-director of the University of Aberdeen Centre for Genome-enabled Biology and Medicine. Her areas of work place her at the interface of Clinical Practice and Research. Her interests lie in the application of genetic technology to medicine. Current projects focus on genetic biomarkers for treatment response in gastro-oesophageal cancer, genetics and care in Huntington's disease, improving delivery of familial hypercholesterolaemia services. She leads the NHS implementation within the Scottish Genomes Project. Currently she is Chair of the Scottish Clinical Genetics Forum and specialty adviser to the Chief Medical Officer for clinical genetics.

Career Speakers

Every year, we focus on possible career routes for early career researchers. Last year, we focused on scientific roles within industry. This year, the conference will focus on scientific writing.