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Genetics Unzipped

S3.22 The Past, Present and Future of the Human Genome Project In this episode we bring you an in-depth interview...
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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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Heredity Podcasts

More than meets the eye Within the Brazilian mangroves resides some of the most unique organisms on Earth: killifish.  Specifically,...
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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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2020 Nobel Prize awarded for CRISPR/Cas9 invention

Emmanuelle Charpentier, director at the Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology in Germany, and Jennifer Doudna, professor of biochemistry at the...
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In appreciation of our own Post-Doc

Kay Boulton, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh, 2014 – present Currently the only post-doc on the Genetics...
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Heredity announces 2020 best student paper prize

The 2020 Heredity best student-led paper prize has been awarded to Donald McKnight, from James Cook University..  This is the...
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UK Postdoc appreciation week, 21-25 Sept 2020

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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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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Coronovirus vaccines – how?

Scientists at the University of Bath Milner Centre are looking at the evolution of Coronovirus to help with the design...
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Centenary Medal

Photography: Douglas Vernimmen In his lecture “Progress in Biology”, delivered on March 12th, 1924, on the occasion of the Centenary...
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Genetics Society 101

It seems somewhat incongruous, given all that has happened so far in 2020, to be writing about last year’s anniversary...
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#1ofTheMillion Day, 10th June 2020

IT’S TIME TO PUT A FACE TO THE MILLION For the first time ever, there are more than 1 million...
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35 years of DNA Fingerprinting

The 35th Anniversary of the invent of Genetic Fingerprinting by Sir Alec Jefferys was celebrated at Leicester University on Friday...
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Genetics Unzipped recognised for digital engagement

The Genetics Society’s flagship podcast, Genetics Unzipped, has been recognised as ‘Highly Commended’ in the 2019 British Society for the...
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Geneticist Trumps

The Genetics Society has produced a Top Trumps-style card game that was sent to every UK secondary school. Designed for...
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2020 awards

The Genetics Society Prize and Medal Winners 2020 are as follows: JBS Haldane Lecture 2010 – Dr Jonathan Pettitt, University...
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