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Sir Kenneth Mather Memorial Prize 2020 – Rosa Cheesman

The 2019/20 Sir Kenneth Mather Memorial Prize is awarded to Dr Rosa Cheesman. Rosa’s outstanding thesis  ‘Leveraging family data for...
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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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2021 Mendel Medal – Professor Dame Linda Partridge

Professor Dame Linda Partridge, a past president of the Genetics Society, is awarded the Mendel Medal by current president Professor...
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2021 JBS Haldane Lecture – Professor Matthew Cobb

The Genetics Society is delighted to announce Professor Matthew Cobb as the winner of the 2021 JBS Haldane Lecture. Matthew...
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2021 Genetics Society Medal – Professor David Sherratt

The Genetics Society awards it’s own-named 2021 medal to Professor David Sherratt. Professor David Sherratt is Iveagh Professor of Microbiology...
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2021 Mary Lyon Medal – Professor Julian Knight

Julian Knight is awarded the 2021 Mary Lyon Medal by The Genetics Society. Julian Knight is Professor of Genomic Medicine...
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2021 Balfour Lecture – Dr Alison Wright

The Genetics Society is delighted to announce Dr Alison Wright as the 2021 Balfour Lecture winner. Alison Wright is a...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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