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Latvian Association of Human Genetics

 

 Latvian Association of Human Genetics is a voluntary professional organization that unites practicing specialists of human genetics in the territory of Latvia, regardless of nationality, religion or political convictions. 

The main aim of the association is to further development of human genetics in Latvia.

 

The area of the activities:

Education

  • development of certification programme for specialists in Medical genetics and certification of the specialists according to legal regulations 
  • organization of professional qualification improvement programmes for association members, by the association or in collaboration with other professional organizations in Latvia or other countries 
  • recommendation on specialist or society education in human genetics 

Scientific development and collaboration

  • facilitation of national and international collaboration in research of Medical Genetics

Community health improvement

  • participation in national and international human genetic association meetings and organized activities
  • development of guidelines and recommendation in clinical genetics, laboratory diagnostic and research of human genetics
  • furthering of community information and comprehension in human genetics

Legal issues

  • legal protection of association members and evaluation of professional liability and incompetence, deontological violations and other cases

Contacts

email: LCGA@biomed.lu.lv

address: Latvian Biomedical Research and Study centre, Ratsupites 1, Riga, LV-1067, Latvia


Board of Latvian Association of Human Genetics

Linda Gailīte , Dr. med.

Chairman of certification commission
E-mail: linda.piekuse@rsu.lv

Liene Ņikitina-Zaķe , Dr. med.

Chairman of ethics commission
E-mail: lienik@biomed.lu.lv

Monta Ustinova , MSc. biol.

Scientific assistant
Phone: +371 67808200
E-mail: monta.ustinova@biomed.lu.lv

 

Certification commission

Linda Gailīte , Dr. med.

Chairman of certification commission
E-mail: linda.piekuse@rsu.lv

Daiga Mūrmane , Dr. med.

Member of certification commission
E-mail: daiga.bauze@gmail.com

Ingūna Stalidzāne

Member of certification commission
E-mail: inguna@egl.lv

 

Ethics commission

Liene Ņikitina-Zaķe , Dr. med.

Chairman of ethics commission
E-mail: lienik@biomed.lu.lv

 

Honorary members of Latvian Association of Human Genetics

Elmārs Grēns , Dr. habil. biol.

Advisor to the director and the Scientific Council member
Phone: +371 67808201
E-mail: grens@biomed.lu.lv

Astrīda Krūmiņa , Dr. habil. med.

Senior researcher
Phone: +371 67808200
E-mail: astrida.krumina@biomed.lu.lv

 

 

 

 

 

News

 

September 4, 2018

Latvian Association of Human Genetics invite you to participate in the 2019 Academy (Society for the Study of Inborn Errors of Metabolism). 

Date of the event: 29th to 30th April 2019

Venue: Zurich, Switzerland. Detailed information is available: http://www.ssiem.org/ssiemacademy/

 The topics:

  • Mitochondrial diseases
  • Glycogen storage diseases
  • Neurotransmitters
  • Congenital disorders of glycosylation

 Registration:

The application process is online and will open in mid-October SSIEM website: http://www.ssiem.org/ssiemacademy/

As places are limited to 40 clinicians and 40 lab scientists and there will be a selection process if the Academy is oversubscribed; completion of the application form does not guarantee a place on the course.

Accepted delegates will be contacted within 4 weeks of the applications deadline and will be asked to submit an abstract for a case presentation on a topic related to the Academy.

 Registration fee:

Accepted delegates will be asked to pay the 75 Euro Academy registration fee. Academy registration includes:

  • Accommodation (including breakfast) for the nights of 28th and 29th April 2019
  • Lunches on the 29th and 30th April 2019

 

The provisional programme and detailed information can be found on the SSIEM Academy webpage and annexe:   .

 

November 7, 2017

Latvian Association of Human Genetics invites You to apply 2018 Academy (Society for the Study of Inborn Errors of Metabolism).

Date of the event: 23rd to 24th April 2018

Venue: United Kingdom, London. Detailed information is available on the SSIEM website:

http://www.ssiem.org/centralstore/ssiemacademy/SSIEM_Academy_2018_Map_and_Directions_V1181017.pdf

The topics:

  • Lysosomal storage disorders
  • Peroxisomal disorders
  • Purine and Pyrimidine disorders

Registration: The application process is online and is available on the SSIEM website until 23rd  November 2017: http://www.ssiem.org/ssiemacademy/

Registration fee: Accepted delegates will be asked to pay the 75 Euro Academy registration fee. Academy registration includes:

  • Accommodation (including breakfast) for the nights of 22nd and 23rd April 2018
  • Lunches on the 23rd and 24th April 2018

The provisional programme and detailed information can be found on the SSIEM Academy webpage and attachment: .

http://www.ssiem.org/ssiemacademy/

 

 


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