News & Events

22 Jul 2020

Genes, Jews and Jnetics

Genes, Jews and Jnetics: A halachic perspective on carrier screening by Rabbi Gideon Weitzman   Does everyone need genetic testing? What can my genetics say about me and my (future) children? Does G-d want me to get tested?   Attendance...

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15 Jun 2020

The GENEius University program goes virtual.

At first we thought that COVID-19 would prevent us from continuing with our GENEius university activities, but, just as we did with the Jnetics clinic, we decided to move the programme online- starting with Oxford University!   On Tuesday 9th...

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19 Feb 2020

GENEius Takes Cambridge University

They say 3rd times a charm, and that is definitely what we felt on Sunday at our third university GENEius screening event in Cambridge. On 16 February 2020, we traveled to Cambridge where we spent the day screening students, spreading awareness ab...

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17 Jan 2020

Welcome!

As the week comes to an end, we would like to officially welcome two new members to our team...   Replacing Sarah Bright as Project Coordinator, Dvorit Faust-Collins, a Canadian origin, has always had an interest in genetics. Prior to moving t...

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19 Nov 2019

GENEius visits Leeds for uni screening

For Mitzvah Day 2019, Jnetics ran their second GENEius university screening at Leeds! Over 75 students were screened in Leeds on 17th November to celebrate Mitzvah Day.  Students came from all over Yorkshire including Leeds university student...

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18 Sep 2019

Jnetics’ First Ever Supper Quiz

On 15th September, Jnetics welcomed over 200 quizzers to Edgware to participate in their first ever Supper Quiz to raise funds for the crucial work it undertakes in the community.   It was a really fun evening, compared by the hilarious S...

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26 Jul 2019

Find out if you are a GENEius at the Jnetics Supper Quiz

Book your tickets at Jnetics Supper Quiz Join us at 7pm on 15th September at a North London Venue, for a night of fun and fierce competition   Delicious Supper (included) Alcohol Available Epic Raffle Prizes Guest Compere ...

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19 Jul 2019

GENEius reaches screening records!

The GENEius Programme has had another great year with more students screened than ever before over 2018-2019!   An amazing 635 students have been screened this year from Immanuel, Hasmonean Girls and Boys, JFS, KDHS, Yavneh, JCoss and ...

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25 Jun 2019

Jnetics smashes the 100 runner target at the Maccabi GB Community Fun Run 2019

On Sunday 23 June, a record number of participants joined Team Jnetics in the Maccabi Community Fun Run  The exciting day at the Allianz Park in Hendon saw a huge 105 runners take part for Jnetics, beating 2018's record of 73 participants. Th...

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10 Apr 2019

GENEius Spring Term – KDHS and JFS schools

This Spring, the GENEius programme visited Year 12 students at King David High School in Manchester this January.  The team presented at assembly to educate the year group about Jewish genetic disorders and what it means to be a carrier in an assemb...

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