Sometimes, great advances in science come from combining the old with the new. Genomic selection is one such case; in 2001, Meuwissen, Hayes, and Goddard...


While the textbook enhancer is often depicted just upstream of a gene, many enhancers  influence transcription from afar—some can activate genes a million base pairs...


Check out the the May issue of GENETICS by looking at the highlights or the full table of contents! This Month's Centennial Articles Eric Lander and David Botstein on...


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...


The Genetics Society of America (GSA) and the Editorial Board of the journal GENETICS are pleased to announce the winners of the first Centennial Award...


GENETICS and G3 are excited to welcome new editors and to announce editorial changes for the current quarter. GENETICS Senior Editors: Karl Broman, Nick H. Barton, Oliver Hobert,...


Check out the the April issue of GENETICS by looking at the highlights or the full table of contents! This Month's Centennial Articles Motoo Kimura and James Crow...


In the early 1940s, many biologists doubted bacteria had genes. After all, they seemed to play by their own genetic rules: they appeared to lack chromosomes,...


Check out the the March issue of GENETICS by looking at the highlights or the full table of contents! This Month's Centennial Articles Richard Hudson and Norman Kaplan...


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...