Expectant mothers undergo vast physiological changes during pregnancy and in the months following the birth of their children. In humans, fat and total body water...


  A radio ad for the seafood restaurant chain Legal Sea Foods highlights the importance of zebrafish. The restaurant's CEO, Roger Berkowitz, calls the zebrafish...


An article in the most recent issue of Science highlights a growing concern about the continued support of the biological databases on which our community depends. Indeed,...


A Canadian network focused on rare diseases is playing matchmaker between clinicians and model organism researchers. Over half of children with rare, inherited monogenic diseases...


The Committee on Gene Drive Research in Non-Human Organisms convened by National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine held an information gathering meeting on October...


The mighty sea squirt

November 16, 2015

Today's guest author is Emma Farley, a postdoctoral researcher in Mike Levine's lab, which recently relocated to Princeton (formerly at University of California, Berkeley). Sea...


Genes to Genomes asked Dr. Carolyn (Lindy) McBride (Princeton University), a recipient of the Rosalind Franklin Award for Young Investigators, to tell us about her research...


The Biotechnology Science Coordinating Committee (BSCC), at the behest of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), held the first of three...


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 dedicates these inaugural chapters to Bill Gelbart, who is dearly missed, and who will live on in our memories and in our work. Bill...