Louisa Zolkiewski (Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics), who completed her DPhil studies this year, has been awarded the 2022 Bruce Cattanach Prize by the Genetics Society for her DPhil thesis. Louisa is the Society's inaugural winner of the prize.
Cecilia Lindgren, Director of the Big Data Institute and Professor of Genomic Endocrinology & Metabolism at Nuffield Department of Population Health, has been awarded the 2023 Mary Lyon Medal by the Genetics Society. Named after the distinguished geneticist Mary Lyon FRS, the award was established in 2015 to recognise outstanding research in genetics by scientists who are in the middle of their research career.
Doug Higgs, Emeritus Professor in the Radcliffe Department of Medicine, has been awarded the 2023 Genetics Society Medal. The award recognises Professor Higgs major contribution to our understanding of how mammalian genes are switched on and off, and using haematopoiesis as a model to understand how genes function.