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July 2016

Viruses revealed to be a major driver of human evolution

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New insights on how cells regrow after being sliced in half

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Brain cell death in Alzheimer's linked to structural flaw

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New screening method uses tiny worms to seek serum for healthy aging

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Shedding new light on protein aggregates and the diseases they cause

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Your best diet might depend on your genetics

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April 2016

Wine genomes lack diversity

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March 2016

GSA supports symposia organized by student and postdoc members

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Announcing the PALM Network Spring 2016 Fellows

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Molecule induces lifesaving sleep in worms

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February 2016

Genetics Society of America honor Leonid Kruglyak with 2016 Novitski Prize

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Genetics Society of America awards Detlef Weigel the 2016 GSA Medal

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The evolution of dark-fly

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January 2016

 

GSA honors Susan Celniker with 2016 George W. Beadle Award

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GSA honors Bill Wood with 2016 Elizabeth W. Jones Award for Excellence in Education

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GSA honors Nancy Kleckner with 2016 Thomas Hunt Morgan Medal

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December 2015


Early-career scientists selected to serve on the Genetics Society of America Board and Committees

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November 2015


Modeling the promise and peril of gene drive

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October 2015


Genetics Society of America announces newly elected board members

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September 2015

 

Genetics Society of America supports symposia organized by student and postdoc members

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2016 Rosalind Franklin Young Investigator Awards Announced

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August 2015

 

GSA pleased to be a founding member of Plant Science Research Network

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July 2015

 

Student researchers recognized for posters at C. elegans Meeting

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Tiny genetic tweak unlocked corn kernels during domestication

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June 2015

 

Health records and genetic data from more than 100,000 Californians power medical research

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Massively parallel gene function assays aim to reduce uncertainty of genetic diagnoses

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GSA convenes C. elegans community for 20th international meeting

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Ten graduate students and postdocs receive GSA's DeLill Nasser Award

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May 2015

Tapping the potential of undergraduate researchers

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Fifteen undergraduate researchers win travel awards from GSA

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April 2015


Oral history of genetics now available online

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Fourteen early career researchers awarded for research presented at fungal genetics conference

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Hidden burden: Most people carry recessive disease mutations

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Nine early career researchers awarded for research presented at fruit fly conference

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March 2015

 

Genetic data can help predict how pine forests will cope with climate change

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February 2015

 

Disease, evolution, neurology, and drugs: Fruit fly research continues to teach us about human biology

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January 2015

 

Genetics Society of America names Brian Charlesworth as recipient of Thomas Hunt Morgan Medal

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Genetics Society of America names Steven Henikoff as recipient of GSA Medal

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Genetics Society of America names Louisa Stark as recipient of Elizabeth W. Jones Award for Excellence in Education

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Genetics Society of America names Sue Biggins as recipient of Novitski Prize

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Genetics Society of America names John Postlethwait as recipient of George W. Beadle Award

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Mapping snake venom variety reveals unexpected evolutionary pattern

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Eight graduate students and postdocs receive GSA's DeLill Nasser Award

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December 2014

 

Six undergraduate researchers receive Victoria Finnerty Awards

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Two early career researchers awarded for work presented at mouse genetics conference

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Four early career researchers awarded for work presented at frog genetics conference

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November 2014

 

NABT Recognizes Chemistry Teacher with Genetics Education Award

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Genetics Society of America first to partner with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press to assist authors in depositing preprints to bioRxiv

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Genes contribute to behavior differences between fierce and friendly rats

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October 2014

 

For one family, zebrafish help provide genetic answers

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September 2014

 

Genetics Society of America journal GENETICS to publish FlyBook, an encyclopedia of Drosophila research

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Genetics Society of America announces results of election for new Board members

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Want to link genes to complex traits? Start with more diversity

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

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

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Seven researchers awarded for work presented at yeast genetics conference

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July 2014

 

Yeast meeting to showcase latest breakthroughs in genetics and molecular biology

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June 2014

 

Zebrafish research meeting to highlight advances in genetics and developmental biology

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Eight undergraduate students receive travel awards from the Genetics Society of America

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Nine graduate students and postdocs receive GSA DeLill Nasser Award

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May 2014

 

Untangling whole genomes of individual species from a microbial mix

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Nine young scientists awarded by the Genetics Society of America for research presented at fruit fly conference

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March 2014

 

'Fly' meeting to spotlight research advances in genetics

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January 2014

 

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

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December 2013

 

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

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

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October 2013

 

Genetics Society of America Welcomes 2014 Board Members

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September 2013

 

Genetics Society of America joins Editorial Partnership for Publication of CBELife Sciences Education

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August 2013

 

Access to HeLa cell genome data restored following agreement:
Genome of HeLa cell line first published by G3:Genes|Genomes|Genetics now released to scientists

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July 2013

 

Seven win Genetics Society of America Poster Awards at the 2013 Worm Meeting

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June 2013

 

The Genetics Society of America Announces Fall 2013 DeLill Nasser Travel Award Recipients

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April 2013

 

Undergraduate Travel Grant Awardees Present Research at Fly Conference

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A Fly Mutation Suggests a New Route for Tackling ALS

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Nobel Laureate Jules Hoffmann Kicks Off Annual Drosophila Research Conference

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Flies Model a Potential Sweet Treatment for Parkinson’s disease

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Flies Reveal Kidney Stones In-the-Making

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Skin Deep: Fruit Flies Reveal Clues to Wound Healing in Humans

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January 2013

 

The Genetics Society of America Announces Spring 2013 DeLill Nasser Travel Award Recipients

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November 2012

 

The Genetics Society of America Welcomes 2013 Board Members

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Early Career Scientists Will Advise Genetics Society of America’s Board

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October 2012

 

Genetics Society of America Announces 2013 Award Recipients

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September 2012

2013 Rosalind Franklin Young Investigator Award Recipients Announced

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July 2012

Zebrafish Reveal Promising Mechanism for Healing Spinal Cord Injury

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Zebrafish Provide Insights into Causes and Treatment of Human Diseases

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Following the Genomic Pathways to Stop the Spread of Cancer

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June 2012

Zebrafish Research Shows How Dietary Fat Regulates Cholesterol Absorption

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Versatility of Zebrafish Research Highlighted at International Conference

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Environmental Estrogens Affect Early Developmental Activity in Zebrafish

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Genetics Meeting Surveys the Cancer Genome Landscape

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Fish Shed Light on Human Melanoma

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Recipient of First Chi-Bin Chien Award for Zebrafish Research Named

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Genetics Conference Highlights How Model Organisms Help Scientists Learn About Human Cancers

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May 2012

The Genetics Society of America Announces DeLill Nasser Travel Award Recipients

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Genetics Society of America’s Model Organisms to Human Biology – Cancer Genetics Meeting

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April 2012

Learn about Genetics at the USA Science & Engineering Festival

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March 2012

Drosophila Meeting Poster Award Recipients Announced

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Scientists Study Human Diseases in Flies

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Undergraduate Travel Grant Awardees Present Research at Fly Conference

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Drosophila Conference Highlights Diverse Research with Important Applications

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Fly Research Gives Insight into Human Stem Cell Development and Cancer

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Drosophila Research Conference Opens Door for Local Undergrads

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February 2012

Building a Better Mouse: Mouse Collaborative Cross Resource Promises New Cures and Treatments for Diseases

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53rd Annual Drosophila Research Conference

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January 2012

Genetics Society of America Announces 2012 Award Recipients

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The Genetics Society of America Welcomes 2012 Board Members

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November 2011

GSA Announces Adam P. Fagen, PhD as New Executive Director

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February 2011

The 26th Fungal Genetics Conference

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January 2011

52nd Annual Drosophila Research Conference

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November 2010

The Genetics Society of America Announces Excellence in Research Journalism Award Recipient

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The Genetics Society of America Announces Its 2011 Award Recipients

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The Genetics Society of America Announces Newly-Elected Board Members for 2011

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March 2010

GENETICS 2010: Model Organisms to Human Biology Meeting

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51st Annual Drosophila Research Conference

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2010 Yeast Genetics and Molecular Biology Meeting

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February 2010

Deadline Extended for Genetics Society of America Excellence in Research Journalism Award

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January  2010

The Genetics Society of America Announces Its 2010 Award Recipients

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The Genetics Society of America Launches Excellence in Research Journalism Award

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The Genetics Society of America Announces DeLill Nasser Travel Award Recipients

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GENETICS 2010: Model Organisms to Human Biology Meeting

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51st Annual Drosophila Research Conference

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The Genetics Society of America Announces Newly-Elected Board Members for 2010

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October 2009

Genetics Society of America Members Are Nobel Prize Recipients

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September 2009

Rosalind Franklin Young Investigator Award Recipients Announced

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July 2009

Genetics Society of America Announces Poster Award Recipients at the 17th International C. elegans Meeting

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April 2009

Grant Application Available for Rosalind Franklin Young Investigator Award for Female Geneticists

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GSA Announces 10 Poster Award Recipients at 25th Fungal Genetics Conference

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March 2009

GSA Announces Poster Award Recipients at the 50th Annual Drosophilia Research Conference

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January 2009

Sherry Marts Named as New GSA Executive Director

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November 2008

GSA Announces Election of R. Scott Hawley as 2009 Vice President

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January 2008

Michael Ashburner Receives GSA's Morgan Medal

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Susan Lindquist Receives the 2008 Genetics Society of America Medal

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Mark Johnston Receives Genetics Society of America Beadle Award

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Scott Hawley Receives GSA Award for Excellence in Education

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Thomas Silhavy of Princeton Receives First Novitski Prize

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Genetics Society of America Announces 2008 DeLill Nasser Award Recipients

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August 2007

Molly Przeworski, University of Chicago, will receive the $75,000 2007 Rosalind Franklin Young Investigator Award.

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