Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Conservation Breeding and Livestock Genetics: In Memory of Andrew Sheppy FLS

Date:
Venue:
The Linnean Society of London, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London, W1J 0BF, United Kingdom
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Organiser: events@linnean.org
+44 (0)20 7434 4479 EXT 211
Registration: Open (78 places remaining)

DAY MEETING 09:30–17:00 Friday 23 February 2018

Modern Langshan Black Male
Image © Philippe Wilson

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.

Speakers:

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]

Professor Geoff Parker (University of Liverpool)

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 will be available shortly.
  • Registration will include lunch, refreshments and a wine reception. 

Event Registration

Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Conservation Breeding and Livestock Genetics: In Memory of Andrew Sheppy FLS - £30.00 (78 places remaining)

Once your Registration has been successfully submitted, you will receive a CONFIRMATION EMAIL. Please print it off and bring it with you on the day.

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