Committee Members

The role of the Committee is defined in the Genetics Society Constitution. Each Committee member is a representative of a major field of genetics.

Genetics society comittee members 2017/2018

President

Professor Laurence D Hurst (2021)

University of Bath Claverton Down Bath BA2 7AY
T: +44 (0) 1225 386424

Honorary Treasurer

Professor Martin Taylor (2020)

MRC Human Genetics Unit, MRC IGMM University of Edinburgh Western General Hospital Crewe Road
T: +44 (0)131 332 2471 (extension 4043)

Honorary Secretary

Dr Jonathan Pettitt (2020)

School of Medical Sciences University of Aberdeen Foresterhill Aberdeen, AB25 2ZD
T: 01224 437516

Vice-President, External Relations

Professor Colum Walsh (2020)

Professor Colum Walsh (2020) School of Biomedical Sciences University of Ulster
T: +44 28 7012 4484

Vice-President, Public Understanding of Genetics

Professor Alison Woollard (2019)

Biochemistry Department University of Oxford

Vice-President, Corporate Affairs

Professor Malcolm Logan (2020)

Randall Division of Cell and Molecular Biophysics King's College London, Guy's Campus London, SE1 1UL
T: +44 (0)207 848 6886

Policy Officer

Professor Rebecca Oakey (2022)

Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics Kings College London 7th Floor, Tower Wing Guys Hospital Great Maze Pond London SE1 9RT

Website Editor

Dr Kay Boulton (2021)

The Roslin Institute and R(D)SVS University of Edinburgh Easter Bush Midlothian EH25 9RG
T: +44 (0) 131 6519213

Newsletter Editor

Dr Lynsey Hall (2021)

Institute of Psychological Medicine and Clinical Neurosciences, MRC Centre for Neuropsychiatric Genetics and Genomics, Cardiff University, Hadyn Ellis Building, Maindy Road, Cardiff, CF24 4HQ
T: +44 (0) 2920 688376

Scientific Meetings Secretary

Dr Marika Charalambous (2021)

Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics Kings College London 7th Floor, Tower Wing Guys Hospital Great Maze Pond London SE1 9RT
T: +44 (0)207 8826 292

Postgraduate Representative

Helena Wells (2020)

Department of Twin Research Kings College London St Thomas’ Hospital Campus, 3rd Floor South Wing Block D Westminster Bridge Road London, SE1 7EH

Heredity Editor-in-chief

Professor Barbara Mable (2020)

R404 Level 4, Institute of BAH&CM, Graham Kerr Building, Glasgow G12 8QQ

Evolutionary, Ecological and Population Genetics

Professor Jason Wolf (2022)

University of Bath Claverton Down Bath BA2 7AY
T: +44 (0) 1225 385012

Corporate Genetics and Biotechnology

Dr Alison Bentley (2022)

NIAB Huntingdon Road Cambridge CB3 0LE UK
T: +44 (0)1223 342382

Gene structure, function and regulation

Professor Aziz Aboobaker (2021)

University of Oxford

Genomics

Dr Sudhakaran Prabakaran (2020)

Department of Genetics University of Cambridge Downing Street Cambridge CB2 3EH

Cell and developmental genetics

Professor Stefan Hoppler (2021)

University of Aberdeen School of Medical Sciences Aberdeen Developmental Biology Group Institute of Medical Sciences Foresterhill Health Campus Aberdeen, AB25 2ZD

Applied and quantitative genetics

Professor Alastair Wilson (2021)

Centre for Ecology and Conservation University of Exeter (Penryn Campus) Penryn Cornwall TR10 9FE

Evolutionary, ecological and population genetics

Dr Frank Hailer (2020)

School of Biosciences Sir Martin Evans Building, Museum Avenue, Cardiff, CF10 3AX
T: +44 (0)29 2087 4125

Genomics

Professor Michael Simpson (2019)

Division of Genetics and Molecular Medicine King's College London Guy's Hospital London, SE1 9RT

Gene structure, function and regulation

Dr Douglas Vernimmen (2019)

University of Edinburgh Easter Bush Campus Midlothian, EH25 9RG
T: +44 (0)131 351 9119

Corporate genetics and biotechnology

Dr Jim Huggett (2020)

Molecular Biology LGC Teddington, UK
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