In 2014, six undergraduate researchers received Victoria Finnerty Undergraduate Travel Awards, supporting their travel to GSA’s Annual Drosophila Research Conference to present their work. These...


This is the first in a series of profiles of GSA members who are establishing their first independent labs. If you'd like to be considered...


GSA was saddened to learn about the passing of William Gelbart, a long-time member of the Society, former member of the GSA Board of Directors,...


Today's guest post was contributed by Andreas Prokop, of the University of Manchester. Along with research on the cell biology of neurons during development and ageing,...


With 1014 authors, an article by Leung et al. in the May issue of G3 has the largest author list of any paper published in...


Male Drosophila fruit flies perform an elaborate ritual when they court a female. The male first turns towards the female, follows her, taps her, vibrates...


Fruit flies suffer from an image problem. Maybe it's the alliteration in the name, or the association with bananas, but Drosophila have become a go-to...


This year's Larry Sandler Memorial Award for an outstanding PhD dissertation in Drosophila research was presented to Zhao Zhang. Zhang, pictured receiving the prestigious award...


Transposable elements don’t proliferate in genomes at a steady pace; they often arrive in bursts. But models of neutral TE evolution assume transposition occurs at...