Bethesda, MD USA

Our News on Newswise

Fungal Genetics Meeting to Showcase Breakthroughs in Molecular Biology

fungal2015-header-logo.jpeg

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

maritime-pine-1.jpeg

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

Disease, Evolution, Neurology, and Drugs: Fruit Fly Research Continues to Teach Us About Human Biology

Over 1,500 scientists from 30 countries and 46 states will attend next week's 56th Annual Drosophila Research Conference organized by the Genetics Society of America (GSA), March 4–8 in Chicago, IL. The conference will feature close to 1,000...
27-Feb-2015 12:15 PM EST

Genetics Society of America Names Brian Charlesworth as Recipient of Thomas Hunt Morgan Medal

The Genetics Society of America (GSA) is pleased to announce that Brian Charlesworth, PhD (University of Edinburgh) has been awarded the Society's Thomas Hunt Morgan Medal for lifetime achievement in the field of genetics. The award, whose namesake...
29-Jan-2015 10:00 AM EST

Genetics Society of America Names Steven Henikoff as Recipient of GSA Medal

The Genetics Society of America (GSA) is pleased to announce that Steven Henikoff, PhD (Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center) has been awarded the Genetics Society of America Medal in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the field of...
27-Jan-2015 2:00 PM EST

Genetics Society of America Names Sue Biggins as Recipient of Novitski Prize

The Genetics Society of America (GSA) is pleased to announce that Sue Biggins, PhD (Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center) has been awarded the Society's Edward Novitski Prize. The award recognizes Dr. Biggins' extraordinary level of creativity and...
21-Jan-2015 3:00 PM EST

Genetics Society of America Names John Postlethwait as Recipient of George W. Beadle Award

postlethwait-beadle-award.jpg

The Genetics Society of America (GSA) is pleased to announce that John H. Postlethwait, PhD (University of Oregon) has been selected to receive the Society's George W. Beadle Award for outstanding contributions to the community of genetics...
15-Jan-2015 3:00 PM EST

Mapping Snake Venom Variety Reveals Unexpected Evolutionary Pattern

Photo6_3.jpg

Venom from an eastern diamondback rattlesnake in the Everglades is distinct from the cocktail of toxins delivered by the same species in the Florida panhandle area, some 500 miles away. But no matter where you go in the Southeastern United States,...
8-Jan-2015 10:00 AM EST

Our Experts on Newswise

Our experts are coming soon...

Our YouTube Videos