XXIII International Congress of Genetics

16-21 July 2023 – Melbourne, Australia


Call for Abstracts Open September 2022                                          
Call for Abstract Close 20 February 2023
Registration Open September 2022 
Early Bird Registration Close March 2023 


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The agenda of the Congress is multi-dimensional spanning research on organisms ranging from humans to microbes spanning levels from molecules and cells to populations. For researchers and practitioners working in the area of human health, the Congress offers a breadth and depth of content across a number of the six themes but, in this newsletter we focus on:

Genetics and Human Health

Topics ranging from the finding of disease genes to the discovery of drugs to ethical considerations and implications for counsellors will be discussed in 9 symposia with 18 invited speakers from across the globe. Additional presentations and posters will be selected from abstract submissions. The plenary addresses in this theme will be given by Professors Nicola Mulder and Nancy Cox. but we invite you to explore the Congress Program and invited speaker list to learn more about the program on offer.

Additional themes we will cover in upcoming newsletters include :   

• Genomics and Genomic Technologies 
• Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Genetics
• Agriculture and Plant Genetics
• Genetics and the Environment
• Evolutionary Genetics.


Opportunities are now available for you to contribute to this important global conversation by submitting an abstract for consideration. You can nominate the preferred theme and symposium relevant to your work. Click on this button for more information. Note submissions will close on 31 January 2023.


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