Several members of the GSA community were elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) at their annual meeting this year. Election to NAS is considered...


Several members of the GSA community have been elected to membership in the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. Founded in 1780, the Academy is one of...


The Genetics Society of America (GSA) is pleased to support a new round of GSA Trainee-Organized Symposia, which are organized by student and postdoctoral members...


It's International Women's Day and we are celebrating by highlighting outstanding women geneticists. Women like Rosalind Franklin  have made—and continue to make—essential contributions to the field of...


GSA member Houra Merrikh has been honored with the Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Biomedical Science. Established in 2009, the award recognizes individuals born...


The National Science Foundation (NSF) is seeking nominations for the 2016 National Medal of Science, which is considered the nation's honest honor for those who work...


Leonid Kruglyak (HHMI/University of California, Los Angeles) has been awarded the 2016 Edward Novitski Prize for his extraordinary level of creativity and intellectual ingenuity in...


Former GSA Board member Jeannie T. Lee, who also co-chairs The Allied Genetics Conference (TAGC) Coordinating Committee, has been named as recipient of the 2016 Lurie...


  Detlef Weigel (Max Plank Institute for Developmental Biology, Tuebingen) has been awarded the GSA Medal for his outstanding contributions to the field of genetics...


Susan E. “Sue” Celniker (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) has been awarded the Society’s George W. Beadle Award for her outstanding contributions to the Drosophila community....