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...


We are pleased to announce that Jonathan Hodgkin, PhD is the 2017 recipient of the Edward Novitski Prize in recognition of his extraordinary creativity and...


Guest post by Teresa Bonello It was 1984 and the first cloning of the homeobox sequence in Drosophila had just been reported. Newly-minted postdoc Denis...


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...


#TAGC16 Shorts are brief summaries of presentations at The Allied Genetics Conference, a combined meeting of seven genetics research communities held July 13-17, 2016 in Orlando,...


Animals’ complex body plans come at a cost: their development is elaborate and must be delicately controlled. One critical aspect of development is size and...


The sex of many reptile species is set by temperature. New research reported in the journal GENETICS identifies the first gene associated with temperature-dependent sex...


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...


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