Haldane Lecture 2022 – Michael Fay

Prof Michael Fay will present the 2022 Genetics Society Haldane Lecture at the Royal Institution from 7:00pm – 8:30pm on Thursday 17th November 2022:

Back from the brink: genetics in plant conservation

Talk description: In this talk, Michael Fay explores the conservation of the native lady’s slipper orchid, the genetics of plants that have been studied across a wide range of species, and how this has helped scientists make conservation recommendation. Discover how a plant, once thought to be extinct in England, is part of a long-running conservation project.

Theatre attendance:
To enable the Ri to meet current regulations, tickets for theatre are limited and must be booked in advance via Eventbrite.

Non-Genetics Society members – £16,
Concession – £10,
Ri members and Ri patrons – £7.
Genetics Society members – FREE using the secret code emailed to members. Please, contact theteam with your member’s number if you did not receive the code.

Remote attendance:
To receive a link to the live event, please book in advance using Eventbrite, following the instructions.

If you are a member and do not receive the email, please, contact Theteam with your membership number.

There will be a drinks reception for members from 6pm.  We look forward to seeing you there!