The Galton Institute is a learned society concerned with the scientific study of all aspects of human heredity. These include molecular genetics, genetic medicine, genetic epidemiology, population genetics and population dynamics, demographics, human evolution, elements of psychology and the statistical analysis of inherited traits.



Our 2015 conference was on the theme of Mate Choice.
Why don’t you watch the video of the Galton Lecture?

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Mendel Essay Prize 2016

If you are an A-level student with a fascination for genetics and an aptitude for writing, consider entering the Mendel essay competition for the chance of winning the top £1,000 prize.

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The Galton Review

The first issue of our new newsletter ‘The Galton Review’ is now available and contains a report of our conference on Mate Choice.

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