News

Women’s History Month

It’s Women’s History Month and to mark the occasion we want to celebrate Women in Genetics. We will highlight various...
View More

Genetics Unzipped

February 2019 episodes: 007_Supermodels of science In this episode from our series exploring 100 ideas in genetics, we’re entering the...
View More

International Mendel’s Day – 8th March 2019

As part of The Genetics Society Centenary celebrations, we have teamed up with the Mendelanium, a museum dedicated to the...
View More

Heredity Podcasts

A mussel mosaic A fascinating mosaic has recently been discovered in the Mediterranean, and we’re not talking about the famous...
View More

Genetics Unzipped – February 2019 episode 5

Image: Photographic plate from Raphael Weldon’s 1902 paper in Biometrika. Genetics unzipped – Episode 5 In this episode from our...
View More

Genetics Unzipped – January 2019 episode 4

Picture: Heliconius butterflies,  Meyer A, PLoS Biology, Vol. 4/10/2006, e341 doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0040341 CC-BY 4.0 Witness the fitness In the latest episode of Genetics...
View More

Genetics Unzipped – January 2019 episodes 2&3

Image: Paul Wilkinson Behind the scenes at the Christmas lectures In this episode we go behind the scenes at the iconic...
View More

Genuary

To kick off our centenary celebrations, we have launched a fun-fact calendar that features a different, entertainingly named gene on...
View More

Mather Memorial Prize 2017/18

The Genetics Society and The University of Birmingham are delighted to announce Rosina Savisaar as the winner of the 2017/18...
View More

Genetics Unzipped Podcast is launched! – episode 1

The Genetics Society is delighted to announce the launch of it’s brand new dedicated podcast, “Genetics Unzipped”. Presented by award-winning...
View More

The 2018 Ri Christmas Lectures

Entitled “Who am I?”, the 2018 Ri Christmas Lectures, were sponsored (among others) by The Genetics Society. Hosted as usual...
View More

Gen Soc at the 2018 Edinburgh Festival

Genetics Society exhibited at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh, during the 2018 Edinburgh Festival.  Plenty of people took part, trying...
View More

Robin Thompson symposium

The University of Edinburgh has conferred the degree of Doctor Honoris Causa to Robin Thompson for contributions to statistics, quantitative...
View More

The Heredity podcasts are back!

James D. Burgon presents the new Heredity podcast series, featuring two recently published papers in the June 2018 epsiode: Conservation of a...
View More

The Hunger Games

Dairy Cows, courtesy of SRUC. After attending the 2018 “Communicating Your Science Workshop” at Chicheley Hall, Bedfordshire, Stephanie Smith was...
View More

2018 Genetics Society Medal and Prize Lectures

This year our medal lectures will be held at a special gathering. All are welcome at the Kendrew Lecture Theatre, European...
View More

Meet our Centenary Project Manager

Photograph: Douglas Vernimmen. Our Centenary Project Manager, Cristina Fonseca, is organising many events over the forthcoming months and compiling a...
View More

Meet our Photographer

Introducing Douglas Vernimmen, our very own in-house photographer. Doug is a Genetics Society Committee Member, representing Gene Structure, Function and...
View More