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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 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 programm for specialists in Medical genetics and certification of the specialists according to legal regulations 
  • organization of professional qualification improvement programms for association members, by the association or in collaboration with other professional organizations in Latvia or other countries 
  • recomendation 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 assocation members and evaluation of professional liability and incompetence, deontological violations and other cases

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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

Daiga Bauze , Dr. med.

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

Liene Ņikitina-Zaķe , Dr. med.

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

 

Certification commission

Daiga Bauze , Dr. med.

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

Ingūna Grīviņa

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

Linda Piekuse , Dr. med.

Member of certification commission
E-mail: linda.piekuse@gmail.com

Pārsla Vēvere , MD

Member of certification commission
E-mail: parsla.vevere@bkus.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

 

 

 


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