Guest post by Christine Queitsch. Last week when the scientific community lost one of its brightest and most innovative minds, I lost my long-time mentor...


In the late 1980s, Japanese biologist Yoshimori Ohsumi finally got to run a lab of his own and began casting around for a suitable topic...


Several members of the GSA community were elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) at their annual meeting this year. Election to NAS is considered...


Several members of the GSA community have been elected to membership in the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. Founded in 1780, the Academy is one of...


Last night, a milieu of scientists, Congressional staffers, members of Congress, and representatives from the National Science Foundation (NSF) filled the banquet room of the Rayburn...


Last year, GSA launched a new initiative to support our student and postdoc members who have ideas for local workshops on topics related to genetics...


In preparation for The Allied Genetics Conference (TAGC), set to take place in Orlando this July, Genes to Genomes is getting the inside scoop from...


The Genetics Society of America (GSA) is pleased to support a new round of GSA Trainee-Organized Symposia, which are organized by student and postdoctoral members...


It's International Women's Day and we are celebrating by highlighting outstanding women geneticists. Women like Rosalind Franklin  have made—and continue to make—essential contributions to the field of...


GSA member Houra Merrikh has been honored with the Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Biomedical Science. Established in 2009, the award recognizes individuals born...