Past events & conferences
Our 2023 conference ‘On Population diversity, its biological
consequences and impact on disease risk’ included a range of presentations on the genetic tools for understanding heredity and health with particular reference to Africa.
Recordings of the conference are available on the 2023 conference page
Our 2022 conference was devoted to the problem of how best to live with the eugenic past.
Recordings of the conference are available on the 2022 conference page.
NOWGEN Centre, Manchester
1st July 2022
This was our 4th conference aimed at updating secondary teachers’ knowledge of genetics. It was organised and chaired by our librarian, Mr Robert Johnston. The speakers were:
• Professor Andrew Read: Genome wide association studies and polygenic scores
• Dr Panos Sergouniotis: Stem cells and their applications
• Professor Turi King: Genetics and ancestry
• Professor Gregory Radick: Curriculum reform in introductory genetics
• Dr George Burghel: Precision medicine • Dr Rhona MacLeod: Careers in Genetics
The 2019 Galton Institute conference, New Light on Old Britons was held on 30 October, 2019 at The Royal Society. Professor Sir Barry Cunliffe delivered the 103rd Galton Lecture entitled The ‘Celts’ in Britain – a romantic fiction? A report of the conference will be published in the next Galton Review.
The Galton Institute conference Genome Editing was held on 31 October, 2018 at The Royal Society. This year the 102nd Galton Lecture was in two parts. Professor Robin Lovell-Badge, FRS delivered his Galton Lecture entitled Genome editing to study regulation and regulation of genome editing.
There was then a video presentation from Professor Jennifer Doudna, FRS Genome Editing – history and future.
The 2017 Galton Institute conference, Surveying Galton’s Legacy was held on 15 November, 2017 at The Royal Society. Professor Bartha Knoppers delivered the 101st Galton Lecture entitled Eugenics: The (Un)Ethical Trump Card? A report of the conference will be published in the next Galton Review.
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