Past Meetings

2020 BGA Annual Meeting, Online

The 50th Behavior Genetics Annual Meeting was held on June 26th on Zoom. Local hosts: Sarah Medland, Meike Bartels, Jenae Neiderhiser, and Greg Carey.


2019 BGA Annual Meeting, Stockholm, Sweden

The 49th Behavior Genetics Annual Meeting was held from June 26th to 29th at the Karolinska Institutet in STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN. Local hosts: Nancy Pedersen and Henrik Larsson. Find more information HERE!







2018 BGA Annual Meeting, Cambridge, USA

The 48th Behavior Genetics Annual Meeting was held from June 20th to 23rd at the Broad Institute in CAMBRIDGE, USA. Local host: Ben Neale. Find more information HERE!


2017 BGA Annual Meeting, Oslo, Norway

The 47th Behavior Genetics Annual Meeting was held from June 28th to July 1st in OSLO, Norway. Local hosts: Thomas Nilson & Eivind Ystrøm. Find more information HERE!

2016 BGA Annual Meeting, Brisbane, Australia

The 46th Behavior Genetics Annual Meeting was held in Brisbane (Queensland, Australia) from 20-23 June 2016. Local host was Sarah Medland


The main venue for the 2016 BGA meeting was the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Center. The full program is available HERE, and included wonderful keynote lectures by Naomi Wray, Jonathan Flint, Dale Nyholt, David Evans, and Peter Visscher.

Congratulations to Award winners:

Rowe Award:  Milana Smolkina
Thompson Award: Robert Maier
Fuller-Scott Award: Sarah Hart
Fulker Award: Daniel Briley et al.
Dobzhansky Award: Jaakko Kaprio

More information can be found at the CONFERENCE WEBSITE.

2015 BGA Annual Meeting, San Diego, California

The 2015 BGA meeting took place June 17-20 at the Omni Hotel in San Diego. Local hosts:  Bill Kremen and Carol FranzFind here the 2015 Program.SanDiego_I

Some highlights:

And congratulations to the following people who were awarded at the BGA 2015 meeting!

  • Rowe Award:  Megan Flom 
  • Thompson Award: Baptiste Couvy-Duchesne
  • Fuller-Scott Award: Paige Harden and Elliott Tucker-Drobb
  • Fulker Award: Lindon Eaves
  • Dobzhansky Award: Hill Goldsmith
  • FABBS Early Career Award: Brian d’Onofrio
  • Shields Award: Juko Ando

44th BGA meeting Charlottesville (USA)

BGA 2014 was a successful and inspiring meeting! It was held from June 18 to June 21, 2014, in Charlottesville, Virginia (USA), with Eric Turkheimer as the local host.  See here the 2014 Program.

monticelloWe congratulate the following BGA 2014 awarded people!

  • Rowe Award:  Callie Little
  • Thompson Award: Raymond Walters
  • Fuller-Scott Award:  Brian Hicks
  • Fulker Award:  Maciej Trzaskowski
  • Dobzhansky Award:  Nancy Pedersen

2013 BGA Annual Meeting, Marseille, France

The 2013 BGA meeting took place June 28-July 1 at Aix-Marseille University in Marseille. Local hosts: Michele Carlier & Pierre Roubertoux.

2012 BGA Annual Meeting, Edinburgh, Scotland

The 2012 BGA meeting took place June 22-25 in Edinburgh. Local host: Timothy Bates.

2011 BGA Annual Meeting, Newport, Rhode Island, USA

The 2011 BGA meeting took place June 6-9 at the Hotel Viking in New Port, Rhode Island. Local host: Valerie Knopik.

2010 BGA Annual Meeting, Seoul, South Korea

The 2010 BGA meeting took place June 2-5 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Seoul. Local host: Yoon-Mi Hur.

2009 BGA Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota USA

The 2009 BGA meeting took place June 17-20 in Minneapolis. Local host: Matt McGue.