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Official journal of the Genetics Society, publishing the latest research covering a broad range of topics within the field of genetics. 

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First annual <i> Heredity</i> prize for the Best Student Paper


First annual Heredity prize for the Best Student Paper

We are pleased to announce the winners of the first annual prize for the best student-led paper in Heredity. The quality of papers was in general very high but the award for this year goes to Donald McKnight, from James Cook University. We would like to thank all of the authors for submitting their research to Heredity and specifically congratulate those contributing to the long- and short-listed papers.