Jean Robert David, the last active member of the French generation who significantly contributed to the establishment of the nine species in the Drosophila melanogaster...


Guest post by A.J. Marian Walhout, PhD. Massachusetts, March 2020: The early days of the COVID-19 pandemic that would profoundly affect us all. Labs shut...


This is a guest post by Sarah Marshall, originally published in the Undiagnosed Disease Network's Participant Engagement and Empowerment Resource (UDN PEER). In April 2021,...


What scientists can learn from pandemic communication failures. Guest post by Caitlin Simopoulos, Joseph Tolsma, and Elisabeth Marnik Science communication is more important than ever....


Guest post by Emma Hinkle. The field of genetics has provided some of the answers to life’s biggest questions. However, discovering the base pairs that...


Quick tips for making vaccine science understandable to non-scientists. Guest post by Elisabeth Marnik, Ph.D. It’s been more than a year since the world started...


Insider tips on how to make your postdoc application stand out from the pack. Guest post by B. Duygu Özpolat. While some graduate students have...


For every rule, there are exceptions. The same is true for how organisms organize their genomes. From how DNA is packaged in the nucleus to...


When you’ve been in science long enough, you become part of a certain generation: people with whom you were roommates at Gordon conferences as postdocs,...


GSA member Lea Kanner Bleyman died on November 6, 2020, three days short of her 84th birthday. Lea was a Professor Emerita in the Department...