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Breeding for Bacon, Beer and Biofuels

16—17 April 2015

The Roslin Institute, Edinburgh

Science Programme
Abstract Submission Abstract Submission Closed
General Information

Poster abstract submission

Abstract deadline EXTENDED: 16 March 2015

A poster session of all accepted posters will take place during the meeting. 

Additional talks which have been selected from submitted abstracts will be added to the meeting programme. All attendees, particularly researchers in the early stages of their career, are invited to submit a poster abstract for consideration as an oral communication.

Abstract Submission Guidelines
The maximum number of words allowed in your abstract body is 250. Please note that author details will be added on the final page of the submission process (do not add your author list or affiliation details to either of the fields on this page). The preferred method for submission is to type your abstract straight into the online submission form, or alternatively paste the text from a word-processed document.

Registration Fees

Registration Fees for the meeting are as follows:

Genetics Society Member: £120
Students/ Retired Member: £70
Non-member (Academic): £220
Non-member (Non-Academic): £350

Registration include:

Transport from Edinburgh city centre to the Roslin Institute, lunches and refreshment on 16 and 17 April, the drink reception on 16 April.

If you are not already a member, consider joining. Full membership for one year is only £25.

Click here to join the Society and enjoy all the benefits.

Conference Grants

Grants up to £150 are available for travel and essential overnight accommodation costs (but not for registration cost) to attend the meeting.

PhD and undergraduate students are welcome to apply  upon joining the Society.

Click here for more information and to apply.


At the meeting
Lunch and refreshments will be provided for all attendees and will be included in the registration fee.

Evening meal

There will also be an optional dinner which will take place on 16 April at the George Hotel estaurant. If you would like to attend this dinner, please ensure you select this option during the registration process.
Dinner is 3 course meal with wine.


The Genetics Society Sprin Meeting 2015 will take place at the Roslin Institute, Edinburgh.

The Roslin Institute
The University of Edinburgh
Easter Bush
EH25 9RG

For travel information please see the Roslin Institute website.


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