EMGS in the Windy City: Billowing the Sails of DNA Science
Environmental Mutagenesis & Genomics Society 54th Annual Meeting
September 9-13, 2023 - Chicago, ILLearn More
The EMGS was founded in 1969 by distinguished scientists Drs. Alexander Hollaender, Joshua Lederberg, James Crow, James Neel, William Russell, Heinrich Malling, Frederick J. de Serres, and Matthew Meselson, among others. Learn about who the EMGS is, and what our mission, vision and goals are.
The society was founded to provide a forum for the support of scientists in the field of environmental mutagenesis. The interests of the society encompass all areas of mutagenesis, including mutational mechanisms, development of test methods, biomarkers, molecular epidemiology, and risk assessment.
Read the EMGS blog to never miss the latest news, or checkout the newsletter every two months to see the society's updates, events, and announcements all in one place! Spotlight articles are published on alternating months, each featuring one of our esteemed members and their areas of research.
Members have many opportunities to collaborate with fellow members and engage in leadership activities through participation on Committees, Special Interest Groups, and at the Annual Meetings.
Students are critical parts of the education system and the source of our future scientific leaders. The EMGS offers many exciting events and opportunities for students to connect and engage with their peers.
Donations to the EMGS Endowment Fund expand the support of early-career members and aid in our strategic objectives of growth, awareness, and support of the study of environmental mutagenesis.
Awards and Honors
The EMGS is committed to recognizing diverse leadership and providing scholarship opportunities for students. The EMGS features awards geared towards engagement with new research and recognition of past service.
Webinars and Online Workshops (WOW)
WOWs are open to both EMGS members and guests on a variety of topics across the field of environmental mutagenesis. See past recorded webinars and get information on future meetings here.
Hollaender International Outreach
Hollaender courses are organized internationally in countries where environmental mutagenesis and health issues are major concerns, giving local scientists information in current topical areas.
Are you looking for new career opportunities? Is your organization seeking partnership with talented minds in the study of environmental and molecular mutagenesis. Click here to see the EMGS job board and explore exciting career paths.
Contact the staff of EMGS with any questions or concerns you may have regarding membership, events, accessibility, or any further administrative concerns as they relate to the society. You can also find us on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn!
Members of the EMGS have many opportunities to collaborate with fellow members and engage in leadership activities through participation on Committees, Special Interest Groups, and at the EMGS Annual Meetings. Join the EMGS today!