British Meiosis Meeting 2020

British Meiosis Meeting 2020

BMM2020 logoThe British Meiosis Meeting 2020 will be held at College Court, University of Leicester 4/5th May. Please contact James Higgins for any questions.


The 2020 British Meiosis Meeting, organised by Dr James Higgins and Dr Trude Schwarzacher (Department of Genetics and Genome Biology), aims to gather UK researchers with interests in meiosis, with an emphasis on presentations by postdocs and students and informal discussions between the talks. The meeting will cover all aspects of meiosis, ranging from research into the molecular mechanisms that promote pairing, recombination and chromosome segregation in model organisms to how these events impact on human fertility and crop breeding. This two-day event will provide an excellent forum for PhD students and Postdocs to present their research as an oral and/or poster presentation. Oral presentations will be selected from submitted abstracts with a deadline of 20th March. Students and Postdocs are encouraged to apply!

Plenary speakers will be Dr Mathilde Grelon and Dr Katja Wassmann to provide insights into meiosis I & II.

The event will be sponsored by GenSoc, SEB and KWS. GENSOC will provide registration discounts for members as well as providing opportunities to seek funding for attendance if they have caring responsibilities (apply). SEB will reduce the registration fee by £20 for each student.

Further information will be added as organisation progresses.

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