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For One Family, Zebrafish Help Provide Genetic Answers


Research in zebrafish has helped identify the cause of an unknown genetic disorder affecting a boy and two of his uncles, scientists report in the journal GENETICS. The researchers tracked down a mutation carried only by the affected males and their...
9-Oct-2014 1:25 PM EDT

Genetics Society of America Announces Results of Election for New Board Members

The Genetics Society of America (GSA) is pleased to announce the election of four new members to its Board of Directors. The new members include a vice-president, who will serve as president of the Society in 2016, and three directors.
24-Sep-2014 1:00 PM EDT

New Editors Join GENETICS, the Flagship Journal of the Genetics Society of America

The Genetics Society of America today announced new appointments to the editorial board of its flagship journal GENETICS. The recent additions complement the renewed focus of the peer-reviewed, peer-edited journal in the areas of genomics, human...
18-Sep-2014 6:00 AM EDT

New Editors Join G3: Genes|Genomes|Genetics, an Open Access Journal of the Genetics Society of America

The Genetics Society of America today announced new additions to the editorial board of its peer-reviewed, peer-edited journal G3: Genes|Genomes|Genetics. Since the journal’s launch in June 2011, its editorial board of academic experts has been...
18-Sep-2014 6:00 AM EDT

Seven Researchers Awarded for Work Presented at Yeast Genetics Conference


The Genetics Society of America (GSA) and the yeast genetics research community are pleased to announce the winners of the GSA poster awards at the 2014 Yeast Genetics Meeting, which took place in Seattle, WA, July 29–August 3, 2014. These awards...
8-Sep-2014 10:55 AM EDT

Yeast Meeting to Showcase Latest Breakthroughs in Genetics and Molecular Biology


Nearly 600 scientists from 25 countries and 35 states will attend the 2014 Yeast Genetics Meeting organized by the Genetics Society of America (GSA) next week at the University of Washington in Seattle. The conference will feature close to 500...
25-Jul-2014 11:40 AM EDT

Domestication Syndrome: White Patches, Baby Faces and Tameness


More than 140 years ago, Charles Darwin noticed something peculiar about domesticated mammals. Compared to their wild ancestors, domestic species are more tame, and they also tend to display a suite of other characteristic features, including...
9-Jul-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Zebrafish Research Meeting to Highlight Advances in Genetics and Developmental Biology

Nearly 900 scientists from 27 countries will attend the 11th International Conference on Zebrafish Development and Genetics organized by the Genetics Society of America (GSA), June 24–28, 2014, in Madison, Wisconsin. The conference will feature...
20-Jun-2014 3:00 PM EDT

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