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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. Update: the...
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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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Dr Greg Mellers – A tribute

Photo: from left, Greg Mellors, Jonathan Pettitt, Helena Wells On Friday 6th September, 2019 early career plant scientist and all-round...
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Mather Memorial Prize 2018/19

The Genetics Society and The University of Birmingham are delighted to announce Gonçalo Faria as the winner of the 2018/19...
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Public Engagement Grants

Making excellent use of Tier 2 funding for Public Engagement activities, The Roslin Institute can be found at various local...
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“Welcome” video wins top prize

The Genetics Society “Welcome” video has won a top prize this week at the Edinburgh Independent Film Festival. Winning the...
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Summer Studentship Class of 2019

Summer Studentship Summer School class of 2019. Congratulations to the 30 lucky students on being selected from over 100 applicants. Held at...
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Haldane Lecture 2019

Tickets are now available to attend the Genetics Society Haldane Lecture, 2019. Held at the Royal Institution on Friday 1st...
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Heredity Special Issue: 100 Years of Genetics

This year marks the centenary of the UK Genetics Society, founded amidst the clash of ideas following the rediscovery of...
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Centenary Garden@RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Professor Wendy Bickmore (former President of the Genetics Society and Director of the MRC Human Genetics Unit) and fellow members...
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Fisher Centenary talks

2018 saw the Centenary of the landmark paper by R.A. Fisher – “The correlation between relatives on the Supposition of...
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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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