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Fifteen Undergraduate Students Receive Travel Awards From the Genetics Society of America

The Genetics Society of America (GSA) is pleased to name the recipients of the GSA Undergraduate Travel Awards for summer 2015. These students will use the funds from this award to travel to the 20th International C. elegans Meeting, where they will...
11-May-2015 8:05 PM EDT

Tapping the Potential of Undergraduate Researchers

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Recent reports on undergraduate education have emphasized the crucial role of authentic research experiences. A genomics research article published in the May issue of G3: Genes|Genomes|Genetics allowed 940 undergraduate students not only...
11-May-2015 9:00 AM EDT

Oral History of Genetics Now Available Online

The Genetics Society of America (GSA) and Executive Producer Rochelle Easton Esposito, PhD, are pleased to announce that Conversations in Genetics, an oral history of our intellectual heritage in genetics, is now available for free online viewing at...
29-Apr-2015 4:05 PM EDT

Fourteen Early Career Researchers Awarded for Research Presented at Fungal Genetics Conference

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The Genetics Society of America (GSA) and the community of fungal geneticists are pleased to announce the winners of the GSA poster awards at the 28th Fungal Genetics Conference, which took place in Pacific Grove, CA, March 17-22, 2015. The awards...
21-Apr-2015 11:05 PM EDT

Nine Early Career Researchers Awarded for Research Presented at Fruit Fly Conference

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The Genetics Society of America (GSA) and the Drosophila research community are pleased to announce the winners of the GSA poster awards at the 56th Annual Drosophila Research Conference, which took place in Chicago, IL, March 4–8, 2015. The...
9-Apr-2015 4:05 PM EDT

Hidden Burden: Most People Carry Recessive Disease Mutations

Humans carry an average of one to two mutations per person that can cause severe genetic disorders or prenatal death when two copies of the same mutation are inherited, according to estimates published today in the journal GENETICS. The new numbers...
8-Apr-2015 9:00 AM EDT

Fungal Genetics Meeting to Showcase Breakthroughs in Molecular Biology

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Nearly 1,000 scientists from 35 countries will attend the 28th Fungal Genetics Conference organized by the Genetics Society of America (GSA), March 17–22, 2015, at the Asilomar Conference Grounds in Pacific Grove, CA. The conference will feature...
16-Mar-2015 9:00 AM EDT

Genetic Data Can Help Predict How Pine Forests Will Cope with Climate Change

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Data from only a small number of gene variants can predict which maritime pine trees are most vulnerable to climate change, scientists report in the March issue of GENETICS. The results will improve computer models designed to forecast where forests...
4-Mar-2015 9:00 AM EST

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