GSA 2021 Conference update

There are a limited number of tickets still available for GSA2021 so register soon! Also, we have extended the abstract submission deadline for poster presentations until 24th September (midnight AEST)!

The conference will run on-line from 6th-8th October and is FREE to all GSA members

Please register and submit your abstract here: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/genetics-society-of-australasia-2021-online-conference-tickets-163313395763

We have three exciting plenary speakers:

  • Professor Mark Dawson, a clinician-scientist and the Associate Director of Research Translation at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, who studies epigenetic regulation in normal development and cancer and is the recipient of the 2020 Prime Minister’s Prize as Life Scientist of the year.
  • Dr. Jemma Geoghegan, an evolutionary biologist and virologist at the University of Otago, who studies emerging infectious diseases, including SARS-CoV-2, and is the recipient of a Rutherford Discovery Fellowship.
  • Assistant Professor Uma Ramakrishnan, a molecular ecologist at the National Centre for Biological Sciences, who studies the population genetics and evolutionary history of mammals on the Indian subcontinent.

Our 2021 GSA Award Winners will be showcasing their exciting research. Additionally, we will have sessions on Conservation and Ecological Genetics, Developmental Genetics, Earth BioGenome, Ecological and Evolutionary Genetics, Epigenetics and Chromatin Structure, Functional Genomics in Rare Disease, Genomics and Transcriptomics, and Mobile Genetic Elements.  

We look forward to seeing you online in October!

The GSA2021 Organising Committee

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