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Sectional Interest Groups

The Genetics Society helps support several sectional interest groups by providing meeting sponsorship. If you are interested in any of these areas, please contact the relevant organiser. Groups who wish to be considered for sectional interest group status should contact the Scientific Meetings Secretary dominique.kleyn@btinternet.com in the first instance.

Organiser: geraint@garnetcommunity.org.uk
Visit the GARNet website here

6th - 7th August 2017: SEB Satellite Meeting: New Breeding Technologies in the Plant Sciences –
Applications and Implications
Details to follow

11th - 13th December 2017: SEB-GARNet Symposium: From Proteome to Phenotype: role of post-translational modifications with associated GARNet Workshop on Plant Proteomics, University of Edinburgh
Details to follow

Archaea group 
Organiser: n.robinson2@lancaster.ac.uk
The next meeting of this group will be held at the University of Lancaster, 4-5th January 2018. Please click here to visit the previous meeting website

British Yeast Group
Organisers: d.delneri@manchester.ac.uk and graham.pavitt@manchester.ac.uk

C. elegans
Organiser: s.nurrish@ucl.ac.uk

E-ACTG (Edinburgh Alliance for Complex Trait Genetics)
Biannual meetings are free to attend and usually held centrally in Edinburgh.
Next meeting: Autumn 2017, details to be notified.
For further details and to register, please contact chris.haley@roslin.ed.ac.uk or j.pemberton@ed.ac.uk
Please click here to visit the website and register.

Ecological Genetics Group
Organiser: Paul Ashton (Genetics@BritishEcologicalSociety.org)
Please click here to visit the website and register.

Evolutionary Genetics and Genomics
Organiser: Frank Jiggins (fmj1001@cam.ac.uk)
Please click here to visit the website. 

Fly South-West
Organiser : James.Hodge@bristol.ac.uk
Date for next 2017 meeting: 3 May at Bristol University
Please click here for further information.

Genetics Society Pombe Club
Organiser: jacqueline.hayles@cancer.org.uk
The next meeting will be held in 2018

London Fly meetings
Organisers:  nic.tapon@crick.ac.uk and barry.thompson@crick.ac.uk
Please click here to sign up to the LFM mailing list
2017 Speaker Rotations:
17th May – Dionne/Thompson
21st Jun – Partridge/Reddy
July – Summer Break
Aug – Summer break
Sep – no meeting, we will be at the European Drosophila Research Conference .
18th Oct - Sousa–Nunes/Williams
15th Nov – Fanto/Bateman
Coming up in 2018:
Jan - Miguel–Aliaga/Gilestro
Feb – Cocheme/Tear
Meetings take place on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at the Francis Crick Institute, Lincoln's Inn Fields laboratory, London.

Mammalian Genes, Development and Disease

Organisers: Roslalind John, (johnrm@Cardiff.ac.uk), David Tosh (d.tosh@bath.ac.uk), David Allard (d.allard@exeter.ac.uk)

The next meeting will be held on 7 July 2017.

Mammalian Genetics and Development
Organisers: Nick Greene, Andrew Copp, Andrew Ward (ich.mgdwshop@ucl.ac.uk);
Click here to visit the website.

Meiosis Group

Organisers:  isabelle.colas@hutton.ac.uk and a.lorenz@abdn.ac.uk
Please contact the organisers for details of the  2018 meeting.

POP group
Organiser: Jon Bridle (jon.bridle@bristol.ac.uk)
The 51st meeting of the Population Genetics Group will be held in Bristol from 3-6 January 2018. Click here for more information about this meeting.

The Zebrafish Forum
Organisers:  Rachel Ashworth (r.ashworth@ucl.ac.uk); Caroline Brennan (C.H.Brennan@qmul.ac.uk); Corinne Houart (corinne.houart@kcl.ac.uk)
For information regarding 2017 meetings, please contact one of the organisers above.


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