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Welcome to the Genetics Society
Our Learned Society acts to support and promote research and teaching of genetics in the UK. It covers the study of genomes, genes and gene action, and embraces scales ranging from the molecular and cellular to the population and ecosystem level. We run two scientific meetings a year, and provide funding for undergraduate summer projects, fieldwork, training, specialist interest groups, scientific meeting organisation, conference attendance and travel. We also award a number of named Medals and Prize Lectures to outstanding and distinguished geneticists each year. Our members come both from the UK and overseas: we maintain links with several genetics societies in other countries. Membership is open to anyone with an interest in genetics research or teaching.
Keep up to date with the latest developments in genetics research by joining now.
Whatever your career stage, enjoy the benefits:
• Undergraduates – summer studentships and participation in annual undergraduate workshop.
• PhD students and postdocs – training grants and sponsored travel to international conferences, Society meetings, and student workshops
• Research Supervisors – summer students, discounts to all of our meetings throughout the year and opportunity to co-organise meetings.
Members receive free biannual newsletters and discounted access to our Journals: Heredity and Genes and Development.
Communicating Your Science
Communicating Your Science: A Genetics Society Workshop
23—25 April 2014
Applications for the workshop are now open. Application deadline is 3rd March 2014.
Upcoming Society Meetings
Psychiatric Genetics: Pathways and Prospects
04 April 2014 -
The Royal Society, London
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