Genetics Congress - XIX International Congress of Genetics - Melbourne, Australia, July 6-12, 2003  
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The International Congress of Genetics is held just once every five years. In July 2003 the XIX International Congress of Genetics will be held in Melbourne, Australia.

A total of 280 elite, invited speakers will address the Congress. There will be a total of 54 Symposia. A dynamic program of social events is planned and there are many options for pre- and post-Congress holiday packages along with many tours. A series of satellite meetings will be held in association with the Congress. The annual conferences of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics, the Genetics Society of Australia and the Human Genetics Society of Australasia will be incorporated into the Congress.

The Congress will also celebrate the 50th anniversary of the discovery of the structure of DNA. James D. Watson will be joined by several other sponsers, aswell as luminaries who made seminal discoveries in molecular genetics, including Seymour Benzer, Sydney Brenner, Robin Holliday, H. Gobind Khorana and Charles Yanofsky.Related Biology

8 Nobel Laureates, 280 elite international speakers and over 2000 delegates from 60 countries - It's the 'Olympics of Genetics'!


Public Participation Program

The Genetics Congress offers the local public an opportunity to engage with leading geneticists from around the world in exploring the latest developments in genetics research and to discuss the implications of this research. For more details go to




XIX International Congress Of Genetics