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Organised by Professor Brian Charlesworth FRS and Dr Mike Bonsall.

A joint Royal Society and Genetics Society meeting.

In Darwin's day, a lack of understanding of inheritance meant that the theory of evolution was incomplete. This crucial gap has been filled by over a century of research in genetics. This meeting shows how genetics contributes to our knowledge of the mechanisms of evolutionary change across a wide range of biological systems, from viruses to humans.

The meeting was followed by the Genetics Society Mendel Lecture by Professor Wen-Hsiung Li.

Audio recordings of all the presentations and discussions are available below.