Texas Genetics Society

The Texas Genetics Society was established in 1974 as a nonprofit association whose purpose is to foster the development of all aspects of genetics, to promote the exchange of research results and the teaching of genetics, and to provide a forum for discussion of matters of interest to all geneticists. Membership is open to all persons interested in genetics research, the training of geneticists, and the delivery of genetic services.

Registration and abstract submission are open for the

51st Annual Meeting of the Texas Genetics Society

in College Station, TX,

March 21–23, 2024


Register here

Submit an abstract here

deadline Thursday, March 7, 2024

Reserve a room at the recently remodeled Hilton College Station

(participants or vendors)

The R workshop (Thursday, 3/21, 2–5:30 pm) will be available to TGS meeting registrants. The link is available in the registration page.

Registration rates:

$300 faculty/regular member

$175 graduate student/post-doc/technician

$50 undergraduate student/post-baccalaureate

$25 emeritus

$10 R workshop

2024 Barbara Bowman awardee

Dr. Deborah Bell-Pedersen, Biology Department, Texas A&M University, College Station

Support genetics training in Texas!

Make a donation to the Texas Genetics Society.

Highlights from the 2023 Meeting

  • Trainee opportunities to present in platform and poster sessions
  • R workshop Thursday, March 23, 2–5 pm
  • Panel discussion with keynote speakers
  • Presentation awards
  • Exciting keynote talks
  • The venue (at I35 and E. Hwy 290) is less than a 10-minute drive (10 km/6 mi.) to many attractions, including UT Austin, South Congress Ave. and Sixth Street entertainment districts (among others), the Museum of the Weird, Bullock Texas State History Museum, and the Congress Avenue Bridge bats! 

2023 Barbara Bowman awardee

Dr. Nancy Moran, Department of Integrative Biology, The University of Texas at Austin

2023 Invited Speakers

Dr. Kira Delmore, Department of Biology, Texas A&M University

Dr. Jacob Daane, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Houston

Dr. Vanessa Macias, Department of Biological Sciences, University of North Texas


Dr. Natasha Kirienko, Department of Biosciences, Rice University

R Workshop Director

Dr. Heath Blackmon, Department of Biology, Texas A&M University


Thank you to the
2023 Sponsors of the Texas Genetics Society