These worms are as long as a pencil’s tip and only just visible without a microscope. They are among the smallest multicellular animals, but they...


The human brain is an amazing machine powered by electricity. Carefully controlled patterns of changing electrical charges in neurons allow us to to think, move,...


Guest post by Daniel G. Taub. With billions of neurons in the human brain, making the right connections during development seems a daunting task. A...


Memory is a complex neurological process, and understanding its mechanics rarely yields clear-cut answers. So far, research on the memory-implicated gene HDAC4 has been no...


Fruit flies that devote an excessive amount of time to grooming themselves could serve as a powerful tool for understanding the inherited disorder neurofibromatosis, type...


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...


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...


  Bess Frost submitted the second abstract for The Allied Genetics Conference (TAGC), less than 30 minutes after the first submission. Find out more about her...


Sometimes, a nematode worm just needs to take a nap. In fact, its life may depend on it. New research has identified a protein that...


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...