Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Conservation Breeding and Livestock Genetics: In Memory of Andrew Sheppy FLS
|Venue:||The Linnean Society of London, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London, W1J 0BF, United Kingdom|
+44 (0)20 7434 4479 EXT 211
DAY MEETING 09:30–17:00 Friday 23 February 2018
In memory of Andrew Sheppy FLS, the Linnean Society is organising a trans/inter-disciplinary meeting covering his research and academic interests. Talks and presentations will feature work on livestock conservation, genetics and genomics, phylogeny, and bioinformatics. This symposium will be of interest to a wide range of biologists ranging from molecular and structural themes through to conservation and physiology.
Libby Henson (Grassroots PR)
Dr Rex Walters FLS (Livestock Genetics Ltd.; British Pig Assoc.)
Dr Tim Bray (Bristol Zoo)
Rupika Gulati (De Montfort University) [PhD Student of Philippe Wilson]
Tom Beeston (Chief Executive Officer, Rare Breeds Survival Trust)
Dr Phil Sponenberg (Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine) [Keynote]
Dr Richard Small (Liverpool John Moores University)
Dr Aylwyn Scally (University of Cambridge)
Dr Christine Ashton (Indian Runner Duck Club)
Organisers: Dr Philippe B. Wilson FLS [Chair], Dr Tim Bray and Dr Rex Walters FLS
- The full programme and abstracts can be found here.
- Registration will include lunch, refreshments and a wine reception.