Massive amplification of genes is a desperate strategy taken by stressed populations adapting to an environment that has become inhospitable. Such amplifications can give an...


Sometimes, great advances in science come from combining the old with the new. Genomic selection is one such case; in 2001, Meuwissen, Hayes, and Goddard...


While the textbook enhancer is often depicted just upstream of a gene, many enhancers  influence transcription from afar—some can activate genes a million base pairs...


Check out the the May issue of GENETICS by looking at the highlights or the full table of contents! This Month's Centennial Articles Eric Lander and David Botstein on...


The sex of many reptile species is set by temperature. New research reported in the journal GENETICS identifies the first gene associated with temperature-dependent sex...


Check out the May issue of G3! Investigations The Genetic Basis of Baculum Size and Shape Variation in Mice Nicholas G. Schultz, Jesse Ingels, Andrew...


Fruit flies that devote an excessive amount of time to grooming themselves could serve as a powerful tool for understanding the inherited disorder neurofibromatosis, type...


The Genetics Society of America (GSA) and the Editorial Board of the journal GENETICS are pleased to announce the winners of the first Centennial Award...