Today’s guest post was contributed by Maria Costanzo of Stanford University. She has been a biocurator since before the term was coined and has contributed...


As ancient humans spread across the globe from their evolutionary birthplace in Africa, they tended to lose a little genetic diversity at each step along...


New in GENETICS!

September 9, 2015

Check out the September issue of GENETICS! Investigations METHODS, TECHNOLOGY, AND RESOURCES A Male-Specific Genetic Map of the Microcrustacean Daphnia pulex Based on Single-Sperm Whole-Genome Sequencing Xu, Sen,...


Check out the September issue of G3! Investigations SWEEP: A Tool for Filtering High-Quality SNPs in Polyploid Crops Josh P. Clevenger and Peggy Ozias-Akins G3 September 2015...


A vast number of species depend on sexual reproduction for survival. Sex facilitates adaptation and rids populations of deleterious mutations. Despite the benefits of this...


Primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD) is a disorder characterized by chronic respiratory distress that has a history of going undiagnosed. Combined whole-exome sequencing (WES) and copy-number...


Mark Blaxter (Institute of Evolutionary Biology, University of Edinburgh) reports on the “Caenorhabditis Genomes Project” workshop at GSA’s recent 20th International C. elegans Meeting. Caenorhabditis elegans,...


The August issue of GENETICS is out now! Check out the Highlights below or the full Table of Contents here. ISSUE HIGHLIGHTS Characterizing race/ethnicity and genetic ancestry for 100,000 subjects in...