... Constantly Improving advancing the frontiers of Varieties

The Genetics Society of Nigeria (GSN) is a professional community driving the field of genetics and genomics research and translation, with decades of leadership supporting new discovery and applications.

The Society was established in 1974 to cater for research scientists working on genetic evaluation, improvement and development of new Indigenous plant varieties and animal breeds for Nigeria. Over time, the Society has grown, integrated new communities and specialties within the field of genetics. Today, the genetics community in Nigeria spans scientific and academic disciplines, reaches worldwide, and engages public and private sectors. The Nigerian Journal of Genetics is the official flagship compendium of researches in the areas of genetics and genomics in Nigeria.

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The GSN partners with both institutions and organizations within the public and private sector. We are open to partnerships that fosters the promotion of all areas of interests to the advancement of improved varieties in Nigeria.