5 December 2022 – Dr Ed Hollox New Committee Member for 2023

The Genetics Society is proud to welcome Dr Ed Hollox as a member of the committee as a represetative of evolutionary, ecological and population genetics, beginning his four-year term in January 2023.


Ed is a Reader in the Department of Genetics and Genome Biology at the University of Leicester. His research focuses on genome structural variation, its evolutionary causes and its phenotypic consequences, primarily in humans. Ed also teaches extensively across the BSc Biological Sciences at Leicester, and is co-author of the textbook Human Evolutionary Genetics. He has been a member of the Genetics Society for over 20 years, and local ambassador at Leicester for 10 years. He is passionate about internationalisation in science and academia, and is keen to use his role as committee member to promote links that cross national boundaries.