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...


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...


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...


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...


The effects of neurodegenerative diseases can be devastating for patients and their families. In 2007, the United Nations stated that 1 in 6 people in...


GSA member Jason Sheltzer joins Zhao Zhang as one of 16 recipients of the NIH Director's Early Independence Award for 2015. Established in 2011, the Early Independence Awards program provides...


The Conversations in Genetics project, led by former GSA President Rochelle Easton Esposito, has a new in-depth interview of Mary-Claire King by Evan Eichler. As described in the...


The use of fetal tissue has drawn increasing public scrutiny in recent weeks as a result of secret video recordings involving the Planned Parenthood Federation...


GSA is proud to congratulate GENETICS author John Novembre, who was recently named a 2015 MacArthur Fellow or "MacArthur Genius."  Novembre is a computational biologist whose research...


Primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD) is a disorder characterized by chronic respiratory distress that has a history of going undiagnosed. Combined whole-exome sequencing (WES) and copy-number...