PopGroup 53

The 53rd Population Genetics Group Meeting will be held in Leicester 5th – 8th January, 2020

We’re so looking forward to welcoming you to Leicester for #PGG53 – the final programme and talk schedule is on the programme page now!


Enquiries with respect to Poster Printing (if you would like to have your poster printed at Leicester and collect it on your arrival at PGG53) should refer to the Poster Printing page.


To respect the digital picket line, that many UCU members are observing, as part of ongoing industrial action on Equality, Job security, Fair workloads and Fair Pay, we have extended the DEADLINE for Registration and Abstract submission to 5pm, on Tuesday 10th December 2019.

UPDATE! We’ve extended the deadline for PhD Students to apply for Fisher Memorial Trust bursaries, to help you attend #PGG53, to 5pm on Friday 22nd November 2019. Details on how to apply are on the Financial Support page.

As with previous Pop Group meetings, there will be a welcome reception on the evening of Sunday 5th January, followed by 2.5 days of talks, running from 9am on Monday 6th until lunchtime on Wednesday 8th January.

Plenary speakers will be Katrina Lythgoe, Stuart West, Melissa A. Wilson and Anne Yoder. More information on this years speakers can be found on the plenary talks page.

The website will be updated with further information on the programme and social events, as they become available.