Recombination within the genome isn’t random. This swapping of DNA segments between one chromosome and its homolog preferentially affects specific genome regions called hotspots. These...


GSA-Art: Ahna Skop

December 9, 2016

Guest post by Ahna Skop. GSA-art features the creative works of scientists, particularly geneticists. Read more about the series from GSA President Stan Fields. If you would like to submit...


The Allied Genetics Conference was an experiment for the GSA. We brought together under one roof seven separate research community meetings: C. elegans, ciliate, Drosophila,...


Guest post by Beata Edyta Mierzwa. GSA-art features the creative works of scientists, particularly geneticists. Read more about the series from GSA President Stan Fields. If you would...


If you’re a young geneticist who spends most of your life hanging around universities—as I still do—you’ll likely notice in your department the presence of...