These worms are as long as a pencil’s tip and only just visible without a microscope. They are among the smallest multicellular animals, but they...


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...


Guest post by Daniel G. Taub. With billions of neurons in the human brain, making the right connections during development seems a daunting task. A...


Model Organism Databases (MODs) and the Gene Ontology Consortium play a crucial “behind-the-scenes” role in the work of model organism geneticists and many other biomedical...


I have always been passionate about science and outreach is something I think I’m good at. So when I received an email from GSA saying...


New Faculty Profiles showcase GSA members who are establishing their first independent labs. If you’d like to be considered for a profile, please complete this...


New Faculty Profiles showcase GSA members who are establishing their first independent labs. If you’d like to be considered for a profile, please complete this...


New Faculty Profiles showcase GSA members who are establishing their first independent labs. If you’d like to be considered for a profile, please complete this...


Sometimes, a nematode worm just needs to take a nap. In fact, its life may depend on it. New research has identified a protein that...


Chromosomes can shatter. In a single, catastrophic rearrangement event, tens to hundreds of breakpoints are repaired imperfectly and result in a shuffling of genetic material....