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Congratulations, Spring 2024 Victoria Finnerty Travel Award recipients!

The Victoria Finnerty Travel Award supports conference-attendance costs for undergraduate GSA members who presented research at the Annual Drosophila Research Conference. #Dros24 will be held in conjunction with other model organism meetings at TAGC 2024 in the Washington, DC, metro area and online from March 6–10, 2024. Victoria Finnerty, who died in February 2011, was…

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    Spring 2017 Trainee-Organized Symposia announced

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