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Meet our President

Professor Laurence D. Hurst  F.MedSci., FRS The Genetics Society is delighted to announce that Professor Laurence Hurst, Director of the Milner...
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Naked Genetics Podcasts

Naked GENETICS  podcasts with Dr Kat Arney have been replaced with the brand new Genetics Unzipped podcasts.
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The Royal Highland Show 2017

Committee members  Professor Stefan Hoppler (Area C, Left) and former Honorary Treasurer Professor Anne Donaldson (right), both from the University...
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A day volunteering with the Genetics Society at Lambeth Country Show

From building your own colourful chromosomes to making “I am allele cute” badges: a fun day volunteering with the Genetics...
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Naked Genetics podcasts

“The future of Forensic Genetics” with  Dr Kat Arney. The last of the Naked genetics Podcasts. Back issues are available from The...
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Meet our Photographer

Introducing Douglas Vernimmen, our very own in-house photographer. Doug is a Genetics Society Committee Member, representing Gene Structure, Function and...
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Meet our Centenary Project Manager

Photograph: Douglas Vernimmen. Our Centenary Project Manager, Cristina Fonseca, is organising many events over the forthcoming months and compiling a...
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2018 Genetics Society Medal and Prize Lectures

This year our medal lectures will be held at a special gathering. All are welcome at the Kendrew Lecture Theatre, European...
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The Hunger Games

Dairy Cows, courtesy of SRUC. After attending the 2018 “Communicating Your Science Workshop” at Chicheley Hall, Bedfordshire, Stephanie Smith was...
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The Heredity podcasts are back!

James D. Burgon presents the new Heredity podcast series, featuring two recently published papers in the June 2018 epsiode: Conservation of a...
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Robin Thompson symposium

The University of Edinburgh has conferred the degree of Doctor Honoris Causa to Robin Thompson for contributions to statistics, quantitative...
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Gen Soc at the 2018 Edinburgh Festival

Genetics Society exhibited at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh, during the 2018 Edinburgh Festival.  Plenty of people took part, trying...
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The 2018 Ri Christmas Lectures

Entitled “Who am I?”, the 2018 Ri Christmas Lectures, were sponsored (among others) by The Genetics Society. Hosted as usual...
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Genetics Unzipped Podcast is launched! – episode 1

The Genetics Society is delighted to announce the launch of it’s brand new dedicated podcast, “Genetics Unzipped”. Presented by award-winning...
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Mather Memorial Prize 2017/18

The Genetics Society and The University of Birmingham are delighted to announce Rosina Savisaar as the winner of the 2017/18...
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Genuary

To kick off our centenary celebrations, we have launched a fun-fact calendar that features a different, entertainingly named gene on...
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International Mendel’s Day

As part of The Genetics Society Centenary celebrations, we teamed up with the Mendelanium, a museum dedicated to the work...
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March is Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month and to mark the occasion we want to celebrate Women in Genetics. We will highlight...
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