Trudy Frances Charlene Mackay FRS is a distinguished scientist, specializing in quantitative genetics, who was elected a fellow of the Royal Society in 2006.  She is now at North Carolina State University, in Raleigh, North Carolina.  She is also responsible for establishing the Drosophila Genetic Reference Panel.
She received B.S. in 1974 and M.S. in 1976 in Biology from Dalhousie University and Ph.D. in Genetics from the University of Edinburgh in 1979. She was awarded the Genetics Society of America Medal in 2004 and the Wolf Prize in Agriculture in 2016.
- "List of Fellows of the Royal Society 1660–2007". The Royal Society Library and Information Services. Archived from the original (pdf) on 2008-06-09. Retrieved 2008-07-21.
- "Mackay Homepage". Archived from the original on 2008-04-23. Retrieved 2008-07-21. Faculty webpage
- Her CV
- Maguire, Marti (February 6, 2016). "Tar Heel: Trudy Mackay works with fruit flies to solve genetic mysteries". The News & Observer. Retrieved 16 February 2016.
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