Our mission is to support and promote the research, teaching and application of genetics.

Founded as a Learned Society in 1919 our membership includes most of the UK's active professional geneticists.

Our Publications

The journal Heredity is the official publication of The Genetics Society. We produce a newsletter twice a year.

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Medals & Prizes

Every year the genetics Society awards various named Medals and, in conjunction with The University of Birmingham, The Sir Kenneth Mather Memorial Prize.

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