Ecological Genetics Group 63rd Annual Meeting

Join the Ecological Genetics Group SIG at their Annual Meeting for those working in the fields of Molecular Ecology and Evolutionary Genetics.

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Join us for the 63rd Meeting of the Ecological Genetics Group at the University of Cambridge for this 3-day conference sponsored by the British Ecological Society and the Genetics Society. There will be a full scientific and social programme throughout the conference, where we hope to bring together those working in the fields of population genetics, ecology and evolution from across Europe and beyond.

Tea / Coffee will be provided in the area adjoining the lecture theatre throughout the conference, there is an optional lunch package for those that wish for it to be provided.

There is a full package that includes lunch and attendance at the Conference Dinner, that will take place on the Wednesday evening of the conference.

Talks and Posters

Talks and posters are welcome from all!

If you wish to present either a talk or poster, contact Gemma Beatty ( by 25 March 2019. Abstracts should be a max of 250 words.

For those of you still completing your MScs and PhDs, remember that you will have the chance to win the coveted best talk/poster prizes! The Ecological Genetics Group meetings have a long tradition of being friendly and relaxed, where young researchers studying for their PhDs can mix with established academics, and the organizing team will ensure that this tradition is upheld.

Behind the Scenes Tour

On Wednesday afternoon there will be a tour of the collections held at the University of Cambridge’s Herbarium, located within the Sainsbury Laboratory building. The Herbarium’s collection dates back 300 years and includes specimens by evolutionary greats such as Darwin and Wallace!

Pub Quiz

The now legendary “EGG-Heads” pub quiz will be held on the Wednesday night following the conference dinner. If previous incarnations are anything to go by, expect the unexpected and the ridiculous!

Register here

Registration closes at 17:00 (BST) Monday 08 April.