Joint Meeting with the RSS, Fisher Trust, Galton Institute and Genetics Society to celebrate the R.A. Fisher centenary: 100 years of quantitative genetics theory and its applications

Location: 
Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh
Meeting Date: 
Tuesday, 9 October, 2018 - 18
Meeting Time: 
08:30
Speakers: 
Nick Barton (Kloster Neuburg), Sharon Browning (Seattle), Ed Buckler (Ithaca), Heather Cordell (Newcastle), Michael Goddard, Fisher Memorial Lecturer, (Melbourne), Jarrod Hadfield (Edinburgh), Richard Mott (UCL), Josephine Pemberton (Edinburgh)

Joint Meeting with the RSS, Fisher Trust, Galton Institute and the Genetics Society : Fisher Celebration 2018

The lectures are aimed at a general scientific audience. All interested, whether members of these societies or not, are most welcome to attend this event.

The Meeting celebrates the centennial of R.A. Fisher’s famous 1918 Paper on the theory of quantitative trait inheritance:

100 years of quantitative genetics theory and its applications: celebrating the centenary of Fisher 1918

 

Programme

8.30-8.50  Registration

8.50-9.10  Introduction (Brian Charlesworth, Edinburgh)

9.10-9.50    Nick Barton (Kloster Neuburg)

9.50-10.30 Jarrod Hadfield (Edinburgh)

10.30-10.45 Early Career Speaker 1

10.45-11.15 Coffee Break

11.15-11.50 Sharon Browning (Seattle)

11.50-12.30 Heather Cordell (Newcastle)

12.30-12.45 Early Career Speaker 2

12.45-13.45 Lunch

13.45-14.00 Early Career Speaker 3

14.00-14.40 Ed Buckler (Ithaca)

14.40-15.30 Richard Mott (London)

15.30-16.00 Tea break 

16.00-16.15 Early Career Speaker 4

16.15-16.50 Josephine Pemberton (Edinburgh)

16.50-17.00 Walter Bodmer (Oxford): Introduction to Fisher Memorial Lecture

17.00-18.00 Michael Goddard (Melbourne): Fisher Memorial Lecture

18.00-19.00     Reception

19.00- Dinner for invited speakers, conference organisers, members of the Fisher Memorial Trust Committee, and guests.


Regisration: Please register for your place here

Location and Further Details: Available here