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Haldane Lecture 2021 – Matthew Cobb

Matthew Cobb will present the 2021 Genetics Society Haldane Lecture at the Royal Institution from 7:00pm – 8:30pm on Tuesday 22nd...
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New Committee Members 2022

The Genetics Society welcomes two new members to the committee – Dr Jason Mellad and Dr Laura Dixon,  and the...
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Sir Kenneth Mather Memorial Prize 2021 – Robert Hillary

I am delighted to have received the Sir Kenneth Mather Memorial Prize.  I want to extend my gratitude to the...
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Genetics Society Medal 2022 – Prof Robin Lovell-Badge

The 2022 Genetics Society medal is awarded to Robin Lovell-Badge.  Robin will receive his Medal at a Society scientific meeting...
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JBS Haldane Lecture 2022 – Prof Mike Fay

The Genetics Society is delighted to announce Professor Mike Fay, Kew Gardens, as the winner of the 2022 JBS Haldane...
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Mary Lyon Medal 2022 – Prof Irene Miguel-Aliaga

Irene Miguel-Aliaga is Professor of Genetics and Physiology at Imperial College London, and MRC Investigator at the MRC London Institute...
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Balfour Lecture 2022 – Dr Sam Behjati

Sam Behjati is a Group Leader / Wellcome Intermediate Fellow at the Wellcome Sanger Institute, and Honorary Consultant Paediatric Oncologist...
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2022 Awards

Image: Frank Hailer JBS Haldane Lecture 2022 – Dr Mike Fay, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Genetics Society Medal 2022 –...
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Professor William G Hill

The Genetics Society is saddened to learn of the death of Professor William G. Hill FRS, on 17th December 2021. ...
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Haldane Lecture 2020 – Jonathan Pettitt

Regretfully we have decided to postpone this lecture until safer times when we can gather in person.   Watch this space...
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Call for Papers

Special issue of Heredity in honour of Mendel’s 200th birthday. Mendel (born 20 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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