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Upcoming events hosted by or involving Genetics Otago will be listed here. Please check back regularly for updates. A calendar of events that may be of interest to our members can be found at the bottom of this page and in the sidebar of other pages on this site, please note that this includes events hosted outside of Genetics Otago.


 

 

Annual Symposium 2022


The Genetics Otago Symposium 2022 is set to be held over two days for the first time! The schedule will feature a workshop and poster session as well as a fantastic lineup of speakers and an evening social event. Stay tuned for more details.

Date: 1st and 2nd December 2022
Time: TBC
Location: St David Lecture Theatre Complex (and online)

Keynote Speakers:

Registration
Registration and abstract submission for this event is now open, via the button below. Responses can be edited up until the closing date using the link provided at the end of the registration process.

Key Dates:

  • 30th September, Registration and abstract submission open
  • 21st October, Abstract submission closed (5 pm NZDT)
  • 10th November, Authours advised
  • 17th November, Registration closed (5 pm NZDT)

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Zoom Details
Zoom details will be sent to those who register as outside of Dunedin, if you are in Dunedin and would like the Zoom details please indicate this on the registration form.

Awards
We will once again be recognising the achievements of our members with the Genetics Otago annual awards. Awards to be presented this year are:

  • The Inaugural Genetics Otago Award
  • Outstanding Mentor Awards
  • Student Supervisor Award
  • Publication Awards
  • Poster Awards
  • Science Communication Award

Full details of all award categories can be found here with details of how to apply or nominate for each.  All Applications and nominations must be received by 5pm, Friday 11th November 2022.

Programme

Programme Symposium DRAFT  – Please note that this is a draft programme with little information at this stage, we will update it regularly as more information becomes available. If you have any questions please contact us.

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An Audience With…

Our ‘An Audience With…’ series is aimed at our postgraduate students (but early career researchers are also welcome to attend) and will provide the opportunity for discussion with experts in their field.

As catering will be provided and spaces are limited we ask that you please register using the link below if you plan on attending (and please also let us know if something comes up and you are no longer able to attend, there are often waiting lists for these events).

Date: TBC
Time: 9am
Location: Health Science Divisional Boardroom, 4th Floor Physiotherapy Building, Great King Street

Registration
Not currently available

Zoom Details
We are able to accommodate some attendance via Zoom for members located outside of Dunedin. Please email us if you require a Zoom connection.

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Bioethics Seminar – Dr Phil Wilcox 1:00 pm
Bioethics Seminar – Dr Phil Wilcox @ Bioethics Seminar Room, Room 119), Bioethics Centre (Level 1,
Aug 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Please find attached the Bioethics Seminar poster for next Monday – 2 August 2021, at 1-1:50pm – presented by Dr Phillip Wilcox, titled, “Confessions of an Accidental (Māori) Bioethicist.” Bioethics Seminar Poster – Dr Phillip Wilcox – 2 August 2021[...]
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Department of Botany Seminars 12:00 pm
Department of Botany Seminars @ Room 2.13Physical Education Building,
Aug 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Department of Botany Seminars—Semester Two 2021 Wednesdays at 12 noon in the Physical Education Building, 55 Union St West, room 2.13 (unless otherwise stated please see schedule below). For those who cannot attend in person, you are welcome to join[...]
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Department of Botany Seminars 12:00 pm
Department of Botany Seminars @ Room 2.13Physical Education Building,
Aug 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Department of Botany Seminars—Semester Two 2021 Wednesdays at 12 noon in the Physical Education Building, 55 Union St West, room 2.13 (unless otherwise stated please see schedule below). For those who cannot attend in person, you are welcome to join[...]
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Australasian Genomic Technologies Association (AGTA) Live 12:00 pm
Australasian Genomic Technologies Association (AGTA) Live @ Online Event
Aug 12 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Join us to hear from Australia and New Zealand’s leading experts in the future of conservation genomics. The biodiversity crisis is a significant issue which has far reaching impacts on the environment, food security and human health. It is essential[...]
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‘What next? Life beyond PG studies’ 11:00 am
‘What next? Life beyond PG studies’ @ BIG13, Ground floor Biochemistry
Aug 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Tom Devine Senior Advisor, Ministry of Health ‘What next? Life beyond postgraduate studies’   “Whaia e koe ki te iti kaurangi; ki te tuohu koe, me maunga teitei”; Seek the treasure you value most dearly, if you bow your head,[...]
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Department of Botany Seminars 12:00 pm
Department of Botany Seminars @ Room 2.13Physical Education Building,
Aug 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Department of Botany Seminars—Semester Two 2021 Wednesdays at 12 noon in the Physical Education Building, 55 Union St West, room 2.13 (unless otherwise stated please see schedule below). For those who cannot attend in person, you are welcome to join[...]
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Inaugural Professorial Lecture – Professor Julia Horsfield 5:30 pm
Inaugural Professorial Lecture – Professor Julia Horsfield @ Archway 1 Lecture Theatre,
Aug 24 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
The circle of life: connecting cell division with cell fate About Professor Horsfield’s research Julia’s current research originates from her fascination with how cells ‘decide’ what they are going to be in a growing, developing embryo. At the University of[...]
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Department of Botany Seminars 12:00 pm
Department of Botany Seminars @ Room 2.13Physical Education Building,
Aug 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Department of Botany Seminars—Semester Two 2021 Wednesdays at 12 noon in the Physical Education Building, 55 Union St West, room 2.13 (unless otherwise stated please see schedule below). For those who cannot attend in person, you are welcome to join[...]
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