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.