Check out the May issue of GENETICS by looking at the highlights or the full table of contents! ISSUE HIGHLIGHTS Bivariate analysis of age-related macular degeneration progression using...


Two highly similar genes that contribute to drug resistance in a pathogenic yeast have been co-evolving as tandem duplicates for the past 134 million years—while...


The GSA Journals, GENETICS and G3: Genes|Genomes|Genetics, are proud to present our annual Spotlight booklets for research published in 2016. Each Spotlight is a showcase of the excellent research...


Congratulations to the winners of the Editors' Choice Awards for outstanding articles published in GENETICS in 2016! The journal's Editorial Board considered a diverse range of...


When a horse is born with naked foal syndrome (NFS), it will likely die early. This genetic skin condition affects the Akhal-Teke horse breed from...


Thanks to more than a hundred years of working with Drosophila melanogaster, geneticists have many powerful tools for precisely manipulating its genes. It has also...


In the life of a butterfly, color is crucial. Color helps these flashy insects attract mates, avoid being spotted, or even signal to predators that...


Take two neighboring cells from the same tissue—cells that are about as identical as any could be. Despite their similarities, these two cells could actually...