Please click here to download a PDF version of the conference programme which includes the titles of the talks to be given. 

Please note that this programme is provisional and subject to change.


Sunday 2 April, 2017

13.00 - 15.00   Joint Officer's Meeting - National Grid Room, Arts Centre
14.00 - 18.00   Registration - Student Union Building
15.00 - 16.00   BSCB Committee Meeting - Ensemble Room, Arts Centre
  BSDB Committee Meeting - National Grid Room, Arts Centre
  Genetics Society Committee Meeting - Humanities 0.03, Humanities Building
16.00 - 18.00   Roundtable Careers Workshop - Studio, Arts Centre
18.00 - 19.00   Dinner - Rootes Restaurant, Rootes Building
19.00 - 20.00  Plenary Session - Main Lecture Theatre    Chair: Andy Oates
P01 Bonnie Bassler - Princeton University, Princeton, USA
20.00 - 21.00  The Genetics Society Medal Lecture 2017 - Main Lecture Theatre    Chair: Rebecca Oakey
PL02 Marisa Bartolomei - University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philidelphia, USA
21.00 onwards  Student and Post Doc Social/Drinks Reception - Panorama Suite, Arts Centre

Careers Workshop

For further information on the table leaders please click here.


Confirmed Table Leaders

1. Aidan Maartens, The Node manager

2. Ben Steventon, Henry Dale Fellow, Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge

3. Georgina Mackenzie, Science Portfolio Adviser in the Neuroscience and Mental Health team, Wellcome Trust

4. Ann Le Good, Senior editor, Nature Communications

5. Mark Abthorpe, Patent Attorney, Carpmaels & Ransford

6. Dr Joanna Huddleston, Dept. of Business Innovation and Skills, fast track civil service

7. Dr Kathryn Woodfine, Field Applications Specialist, Agilent Technologies

8. Dr Victoria Sanz-Moreno, Team Leader (Women in Science), King's College London

9. Rita Sousa-Nunes, Cancer Research UK Career Development Fellow, King's College London