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Clues to the Innate Drug Resistance of a Cocoa-Fermenting Pathogen

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At first glance, the yeast Candida krusei seems as innocuous as microbes come: it’s used for fermenting cocoa beans and gives chocolate its pleasant aroma. But it’s increasingly being found as a pathogen in immunocompromised patients—and C....
16-Oct-2017 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Why Do So Many Nobel Prizes Go to Scientists Working on Fruit Flies?

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This year’s Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash, and Michael W. Young for their studies of the circadian clock in fruit flies. But their discoveries weren’t just insect idiosyncrasies—they held...
16-Oct-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Genetics Society of America Honors Richard Lewontin with 2017 Thomas Hunt Morgan Medal

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The Genetics Society of America (GSA) is pleased to announce that Richard C. Lewontin, PhD is the 2017 recipient of the Thomas Hunt Morgan Medal for lifetime achievement in the field of genetics. This award recognizes Lewontin’s extensive impact...
24-Mar-2017 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Genetics Society of America Honors Jonathan Hodgkin with 2017 Novitski Prize

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The Genetics Society of America (GSA) is pleased to announce that Jonathan Hodgkin, PhD (Oxford University) is the 2017 recipient of the Edward Novitski Prize in recognition of his extraordinary creativity and intellectual ingenuity in solving...
21-Mar-2017 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Genetics Society of America Honors Sally G. Hoskins with 2017 Elizabeth W. Jones Award

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The Genetics Society of America (GSA) is pleased to announce that Sally G. Hoskins, PhD is the 2017 recipient of the Elizabeth W. Jones Award for Excellence in Education. This award recognizes her role in developing and promoting the transformative...
16-Mar-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Genetics Society of America Honors Susan A. Gerbi with the 2017 George W. Beadle Award

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The Genetics Society of America (GSA) is pleased to announce that Susan A. Gerbi, PhD is the 2017 recipient of the George W. Beadle Award in recognition of her outstanding contributions to the genetics community. In the course of her research on DNA...
14-Mar-2017 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Genetics Society of America Honors David Kingsley with 2017 GSA Medal

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The Genetics Society of America (GSA) is pleased to announce that David Kingsley, PhD is the 2017 recipient of the GSA Medal for outstanding contributions to the field of genetics in the past 15 years. His experimental work has shifted paradigms...
9-Mar-2017 3:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Genomic Study of High School Students From Across Denmark Reveals Remarkable Genetic Homogeneity

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People from Denmark are remarkably genetically similar to each other, report researchers in the journal GENETICS, a publication of the Genetics Society of America. The study revealed that, Denmark has a relatively genetically homogeneous population...
11-Oct-2016 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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