Committee Members

The role of the Committee is defined in the Genetics Society Constitution. Each Committee member is a representative of a major field of genetics.

Genetics society comittee members 2019/2020


Professor Laurence D Hurst (2021)

Honorary Treasurer

Professor Martin Taylor (2020)

T: @mst_paralogue

Honorary Secretary

Dr Jonathan Pettitt (2020)

T: @genotripe

Website Editor

Vice-President, External Relations

Professor Colum Walsh (2020)

T: @columwalsh

Vice-President, Public Understanding of Genetics

Professor Alison Woollard (2021)

T: @alisonwoollard

Vice-President, Corporate Affairs

Professor Malcolm Logan (2020)

Policy Officer

Professor Rebecca Oakey (2022)

T: @rjoakey2012

Newsletter Editor

Margherita Colucci (2021)

Heredity Editor-in-chief

Professor Barbara Mable (2022)

Scientific Meetings Secretary

Dr Marika Charalambous (2021)

Postgraduate Representative

Helena Wells (2020)

T: @Helenarosewells

Shadow Postgraduate Representative

Emily Baker (2022)

T: @EmAnnaBaker

Gene structure, function and regulation

Professor Aziz Aboobaker (2021)

T: @AzizAboobaker

Cell and developmental genetics

Professor Stefan Hoppler (2021)

Applied and Quantitative Genetics

Dr Lindsey Leach (2023)

T: @LindseyJLeach

Evolutionary, Ecological and Population Genetics

Professor Jason Wolf (2022)

T: @deltazbar

Corporate Genetics and Biotechnology

Dr Alison Bentley (2022)

T: @AlisonRBentley

Gene Structure, Function and Regulation

Dr Michelle Holland (2023)

Applied and quantitative genetics

Professor Alastair Wilson (2021)

T: @ali__wilson

Evolutionary, ecological and population genetics

Dr Frank Hailer (2020)

T: @O_o_Frank


Dr Araxi Aruttia Odobachian (2023)

Corporate genetics and biotechnology

Dr Jim Huggett (2021)

Cell and developmental genetics

Professor Paola Oliveri (2023)

T: @OliveriLab

Cell and Developmental Genetics

Dr Sudhakaran Prabakaran (2021)

Gene Structure, Function and Regulation

Dr Cristina Tufarelli (2025)

T: @@ctufarel
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