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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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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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