BRCA Variant Classification Run 3 - Registration Open

Posted 8/07/2019

GenQA and EMQN are delighted to announce that Run 3 of the ‘BRCA variant classification competence assessment’ is NOW OPEN for registration.

To register please go to:

To download the flyer please click HERE


ACGS Summer Scientific meeting 2019

Posted 26/06/2019

Dr Sandi Deans presented a talk 'Variable Variants - the GenQA story' at the ACGS Summer Scientific meeting (Birmingham, 10th-11th June 2019).

A copy of the slides can be found HERE


Tissue-i (tumour assessment) Run 5 released

Posted 25/06/2019

You are invited to participate in this GenQA EQA pilot for the assessment of tumour and cellularity content of H&E stained formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue and fresh frozen tissue samples requiring molecular testing.

  • To deliver this EQA, GenQA has developed an online digital pathology assessment module in partnership with Philips. 
  • This pilot EQA is provided as an online module using the Genetics Training and  Assessment Competency Tool (G-TACT).
  • Seven tumour types are included; breast, colorectal/gastrointestinal tract, central nervous system, gynaecological tract, lung, melanoma and urology.
  • Participants can complete the tissue module(s) related to their speciality i.e. you are not required to complete a tissue type module which you do not routinely assess.

For more details please email us at



GenQA Participants Meeting (Cytogenomics) 7th July 2019

Posted 24/06/2019

Please join us for the next GenQA Cytogenomics Participants meeting at the 12th European Cytogenomics Conference, Salzburg, Austria:

Sunday 7th July 2019, 12.30 -13.30
Room 2, 1st Floor, Salzburg Congress



Posted 20/06/2019

All our posters from recent conferences are now available to view at



Educational Rapid Aneuploidy Prenatal Testing (QF-PCR) Workshop (updated agenda)

Posted 15/06/2019

Join us on Monday, 17th June 2019 at ESHG for the latest GenQA Education workshop:

'Rapid Aneuploidy Prenatal Testing (QF-PCR)'

For further details and the updated agenda see HERE



ESHG meeting 15th-18th June 2019 in Gotenburg, Sweden

Posted 12/06/2019

For details of GenQA activities at the ESHG conference please see below:


ACGS Best Practice Guidelines for Variant Classification 2019

Posted 12/06/2019

GenQA are delighted to have assisted in the recently published ACGS Best Practice Guidelines for Variant Classification 2019.  The full guidelines can be viewed HERE

ACGS meeting 10th June

Posted 4/06/2019

Come and hear Dr Sandi Deans talk at the ACGS meeting in Birmingham on 10th June.

'Variable Variants - the GenQA story'

For further information see HERE

Live Webinar to Review 2018 EQA for BRCA testing in Ovarian Cancer

Posted 23/05/2019

Join us for a LIVE WEBINAR to review the 2018 EQA Scheme for Molecular Testing of BRCA Genes in Ovarian Cancer (vGermline & vSomatic).

For further information and to register for the webinar see HERE



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