This post is part of the Early Career Scientist Policy Subcommittee’s series on science policy fellowships. You can also search for fellowship opportunities in the GSA...


For early career geneticists who would like to transition to a policy career, the Genetics and Public Policy Fellowship provides a 16-month training experience designed...


Policy should be informed by scientific data. It’s critical that scientists are directly involved in ensuring policy decisions both reflect scientific knowledge and support innovation....


AAAS Science, Technology and Policy fellow Maryam Zaringhalam started community engagement activities during her PhD that helped her transition into a career in science policy...


The Genetics Society of America’s George W. Beadle Award honors individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the community of genetics researchers and who exemplify...


As night fell, astronomer Jean Jacques d'Ortous de Mairan watched a plant’s leaves, symmetrically arranged side-by-side on a stem, clamp shut. It was 1729, and...


As part of the Genetics Society of America’s renewed focus on early career members, Director of Engagement and Development Sonia Hall has created an innovative...


GSA Marches!

April 23, 2017

Yesterday, hundreds of thousands of scientists and science enthusiasts came out in force, rallying at more than 600 locations around the world to support robustly funded and publicly communicated...


Three weeks into my term as GSA’s President I went to the Women's March in New York with my daughters. The experience was energizing and...


I had hoped that it would be a bit of cheery news that dragged me out of retirement from this blog to subject you to...