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Genetics Society of America Grants 2019 Elizabeth W. Jones Award for Excellence in Education to Bruce Weir

Bruce Weir, PhD, of the University of Washington in Seattle is the recipient of the 2019 Genetics Society of America (GSA) Elizabeth W. Jones Award for Excellence in Education, in recognition of his work training thousands of researchers in the...
7-Mar-2019 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Does Candida grow on trees?

Around 40-60% of healthy adults carry around the fungus Candida albicans in their mouth or guts; in immunocompromised people, however, this normally harmless cohabitant becomes a deadly pathogen. A report in the journal GENETICS describes the...
27-Feb-2019 4:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Family tree of 400 million people shows genetics has limited influence on longevity

Genetics has far less influence on life span than previously thought, according to a new analysis of more than 400 million people. The results suggest the heritability of life span is well below past estimates, which didn’t account for our...
1-Nov-2018 12:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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What inspired Mendel?

Newly uncovered newspaper articles shed light on Mendel’s motivations.
8-Oct-2018 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Genetics Society of America partners with The Gruber Foundation to award the Gruber Genetics Prize

To promote the public awareness and recognition of recent achievements in the field of genetics, the Genetics Society of America (GSA) is pleased to announce a new collaboration with The Gruber Foundation to award the Gruber Genetics Prize.
6-Jun-2018 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Genetics Society of America Honors Barbara Meyer with 2018 Thomas Hunt Morgan Medal

The Genetics Society of America (GSA) is pleased to announce that Barbara Meyer is the recipient of the 2018 Thomas Hunt Morgan Medal, which is awarded for lifetime achievement in genetics. This honor is given in recognition of her groundbreaking...
5-Feb-2018 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Genetics Society of America Honors Philip Hieter with 2018 George W. Beadle Award

The Genetics Society of America (GSA) is pleased to announce that Philip Hieter is the recipient of the 2018 George W. Beadle Award, bestowed in honor of his outstanding contributions to the genetics research community. Hieter is Professor of...
4-Feb-2018 8:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Genetics Society of America Honors Steven Farber and Jamie Shuda with 2018 Elizabeth W. Jones Award for Excellence in Education

The Genetics Society of America (GSA) is pleased to announce that Steven Farber and Jamie Shuda are the recipients of the 2018 Elizabeth W. Jones Award for Excellence in Education for their extraordinary contributions to genetics education. Farber...
1-Feb-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


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The Genetics Society of America is a professional scientific society with 5,000 members across the United States and around the world that brings together those studying the fundamental questions of genetics, many of whom work with model organisms such as Drosophila, C. elegans (roundworm), fungi, mice, yeast and zebrafish.

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Mary Adams
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Tracey DePellegrin-Connelly
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412-268-1812

Cristy Gelling
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412-478-3537

Carolyn Morthole
Executive Assistant

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