Scientists at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation studying neurons in Caenorhabditis elegans have found a gene, unc-16, that serves as a gatekeeper, restricting the flow of specific membrane-enclosed organelles from the cell body to the axon....
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These are the selected highlights, covering a wide array of genetics topics and organisms, for the May 2013 issue of the Genetics Society of America’s journal, GENETICS.
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The Genetics Society of America and its Drosophila community announce the nine early career geneticists who are recipients of poster awards for their presentation at the 54th Annual Drosophila Research Conference held April 3-7, 2013 in Washington,...
4/25/2013 2:00 PM EDT
Nine undergraduate juniors and seniors win travel awards to present their research at the Genetics Society of America’s 54th Annual Drosophila Research Conference in Washington, D.C.
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Research presented at the Genetics Society of America’s annual Drosophila Research Conference in Washington, D.C., holds clues to potential treatment for motor neuron diseases such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
4/8/2013 2:00 PM EDT
Research presented on April 6, 2013 at the Genetics Society of America’s 54th Annual Drosophila Conference in Washington, D.C., April 3-7, 2013 identifies an important role zinc plays in the disease process.
4/3/2013 11:55 AM EDT
Researchers from Tel Aviv University describe experiments that could lead to a new approach for treating Parkinson’s disease using a common sweetener, mannitol. This research is presented April 6 at the Genetics Society of America’s 54th Annual...
3/29/2013 2:00 PM EDT
A presentation on April 5 at the Genetics Society of America’s 54th Annual Drosophila Research Conference in Washington D.C., April 3-7, describes a new way to study wound healing in flies that suggests new targets for wound-healing drugs for...
3/29/2013 2:30 PM EDT