Short-read sequencing has fueled the acceleration of genetic research But though these next-generation methods are fast and efficient, they can’t do everything well. One important...


If you’ve ever watched a procedural crime-solving show on television, you’re sure to have seen a lab tech magically produce results from a complicated assay...


The January cover of GENETICS commemorates the journal's 100th anniversary and the 1916 publication of Calvin Bridges' proof that genes lie on chromosomes. The artwork was created...


Celebrate our centennial by checking out the Highlights below or the full Table of Contents here! ISSUE HIGHLIGHTS This Month's Centennial Articles A new century of...


Chickens that “chicken out” in unfamiliar surroundings may shed light on anxiety in humans, according to research published in the January 2016 issue of the...


  In 1916, in the very first issue of GENETICS, Calvin Bridges published his proof that genes are carried on chromosomes. One hundred years later,...


With about 1 in 8 women in the United States expected to develop breast cancer in their lifetime, breast cancer remains the most common malignancy...


Compared to a human, a tree, or a jellyfish, the single-celled yeast might seem like a loner. Multicellular organisms like plants and animals are complex...


The December issue of GENETICS is out now! Check out the Highlights below or the full Table of Contents here. ISSUE HIGHLIGHTS The nature of genetic variation for complex traits revealed...


The mutations that drive cancer formation are often found in “hub” genes that regulate many aspects of cell growth and survival. But these key genes...