President Trump has proposed crippling cuts to federally supported research —including a reduction of medical research funding by nearly a fifth—that would be a disaster...


We are pleased to announce that Susan A. Gerbi, PhD is the 2017 recipient of the George W. Beadle Award in recognition of her outstanding...


On Earth Day, April 22, 2017, scientists and other community members across the world will be assembling in a public display of support for science. The...


UPDATE, July 10, 2018 After more than a year of legal battles, the most recent version of the travel ban has been upheld by the...


Dear President-elect Trump, It's me again. I wrote you last week to say why you should make science a cornerstone of your administration. Don’t feel...


Given the outcome of the US presidential election, some of our members have asked us if they should fear an erosion of federal support for...


Dear Mr. Trump

November 11, 2016

Dear President-elect Trump, Congratulations on your victory. As a fellow president myself (albeit with a much smaller constituency), I can remember well those early post-election...


The detonation of atomic bombs over the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945 resulted in horrific casualties and devastation. The long-term effects...


Last week at The Allied Genetics Conference (TAGC), National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director Francis Collins provided an overview of model organism support from his...


Model Organism Databases (MODs) and the Gene Ontology Consortium play a crucial “behind-the-scenes” role in the work of model organism geneticists and many other biomedical...