When a C. elegans nematode starves early in its life cycle, its offspring are more resistant to starvation in the next generation; however, this life-saving...


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...


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  GSA undergraduate member Ben Blue was featured in the January 2016 issue of Alaska Airlines' Alaska Beyond | Horizon Edition Magazine. As part of an article on...


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...