In 1997, Ahna Skop approached her graduate advisor, John G. White, about adding a worm-themed art show to the International C. elegans Conference he was...


People from Denmark are genetically similar to each other no matter which part of the country they come from, report researchers in the journal GENETICS,...


Update: This letter of support received 11,078 signatures and has been presented to Dr. Francis Collins. Thank you for your interest. Continue to follow GenestoGenomes.org...


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May 16, 2016

As a geneticist, when I get asked by a friend or neighbor to explain what I do for a living more than just being a...


A couple of weeks ago I presented a poster at an unusual event, entitled "Wasteful" Research? Looking Beyond the Abstract which was sponsored by the...


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...


The National Science Foundation (NSF) has issued a Dear Colleague Letter inviting those with current research support to request supplemental funding to enhance the training...


The 4th annual USA Science & Engineering Festival in Washington, D.C. attracted more than 365,000 attendees who engaged in over 3,000 hands-on activities. GSA piqued the interest of...


Short videos, interactive animations, a brief reading beyond the textbook, slides for students to review before coming to class—all of these things can be useful when teaching....


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...