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New Method Confirms Humans and Neandertals Interbred

Technical objections to the idea that Neandertals interbred with the ancestors of Eurasians have been overcome, thanks to a genome analysis method described in the April 2014 issue of the journal GENETICS ( The technique can...
4/8/2014 5:00 AM EDT

Loblolly Pine Genome is Largest Ever Sequenced


The massive genome of the loblolly pine—around seven times bigger than the human genome—is the largest genome sequenced to date and the most complete conifer genome sequence ever published. This achievement marks the first big test of a new...
3/14/2014 8:00 AM EDT

“Fly” Meeting to Spotlight Research Advances in Genetics

The Genetics Society of America Drosophila Research Conference, March 26 to 30, 2014, San Diego, CA, will spotlight research advances in cell biology and the cytoskeleton, RNA biology, screening of experimental therapeutics in fly models as well as...
3/11/2014 5:00 PM EDT

Genetics Society of America Selects Five Geneticists to Receive Society’s 2014 Awards

The Genetics Society of America (GSA) is pleased to announce its 2014 Award Recipients. The five individuals honored are recognized by their peers for outstanding achievements and contributions to the genetics community.
1/28/2014 9:45 PM EST

Genetics Society of America Announces Recipients of Spring 2014 DeLill Nasser Award for Professional Development

Eleven early career researchers receive travel grants to attend conferences
12/13/2013 4:00 PM EST

Eleven Undergraduates Win Travel Awards to Present Research at Fruit Fly Conference

Eleven undergraduates win Victoria Finnerty Travel Awards to present research at the Genetics Society of America's Drosophila Research Conference in San Diego in March, 2014.
12/2/2013 2:00 PM EST

Genetics Society of America Welcomes 2014 Board Members

The Genetics Society of America (GSA) welcomes the election of five members to its Board of Directors.
10/18/2013 11:25 AM EDT

Seven Receive Genetics Society of America Poster Awards at Worm Meeting


Seven receive Genetics Society of America poster awards at worm meeting.
7/10/2013 1:10 PM EDT

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