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Call for Papers

Special issue of Heredity in honour of Mendel’s 200th birthday. Mendel (born 22 July, 1822) is best known for his...
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Professor Anne Ferguson-Smith is awarded the Buchanan Medal

The Genetics Society is thrilled to congratulate our new President, Professor Anne Ferguson-Smith FMedSci FRS, on being awarded the prestigious...
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Welcome to New Committee Members

The Genetics society welcomes two new committee members: Anita Hashmi (Shadow Postgraduate Representative) and Dr Natalia Bulgakova (Website Editor). Anita...
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2021 Postdoc Appreciation Week

Postdoc Appreciation Week (PAW) is a celebration of the fantastic contribution postdocs and researchers make towards research and academic life in general. ...
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2021 July Newsletter

The July 2021 issue of the Genetics Society Newsletter is now available for download. “In this issue, “change” is the keyword. ...
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2020 Award Lectures -Friday

Join us online on Friday 25th of June  for the 2020 Genetics Society Award Lectures. Attendance is free, if you haven’t...
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2021 Awards

The Genetics Society 2021 awards are as follows: Mendel Medal 2021 – Professor Dame Linda Partridge JBS Haldane Lecture 2021...
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Wendy Bickmore is awarded CBE in 2021 NY honours list

Our huge congratulations to recent president of The Genetics Society, Wendy Bickmore, who was awarded a CBE in the 2021...
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Sir Kenneth Mather Memorial Prize 2020 – Rosa Cheesman

The 2019/20 Sir Kenneth Mather Memorial Prize is awarded to Dr Rosa Cheesman. Rosa’s outstanding thesis  ‘Leveraging family data for...
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Genetics Shambles

The Genetics Society is delighted to be involved with Cosmic Shambles, a series of live discussions, interviews and  podcasts presented...
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2021 Mendel Medal – Professor Dame Linda Partridge

Professor Dame Linda Partridge, a past president of the Genetics Society, is awarded the Mendel Medal by current president Professor...
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2021 JBS Haldane Lecture – Professor Matthew Cobb

The Genetics Society is delighted to announce Professor Matthew Cobb as the winner of the 2021 JBS Haldane Lecture. Matthew...
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2021 Genetics Society Medal – Professor David Sherratt

The Genetics Society awards it’s own-named 2021 medal to Professor David Sherratt. Professor David Sherratt is Iveagh Professor of Microbiology...
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2021 Mary Lyon Medal – Professor Julian Knight

Julian Knight is awarded the 2021 Mary Lyon Medal by The Genetics Society. Julian Knight is Professor of Genomic Medicine...
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2021 Balfour Lecture – Dr Alison Wright

The Genetics Society is delighted to announce Dr Alison Wright as the 2021 Balfour Lecture winner. Alison Wright is a...
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Summer Studentship 2020 Prize Winners

The summer studentship workshop planned for 2020 in Oxford was unable to go ahead. Instead, a virtual event was organised...
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Edith Rebecca Saunders 155th birthday

Today, 14th October 2020, would have been the 155th birthday of Edith Rebecca (Becky) Saunders, founder of The Genetics Society....
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Giles Yeo awarded MBE

The Genetics Society is delighted to congratulate Dr Giles Yeo on his MBE award announced in the Queens Birthday Honours...
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