Failure of chromosomes to segregate properly results in severe medical conditions, or even death. Yet for a long time, it was challenging to study exactly...


Ed Smith knows the power of having footsteps to follow. Six of his older brothers earned PhDs, he says, and observing their experiences helped him...


Credit: Vilcek Foundation / Ian Johns Photograph One of life’s great mysteries is how a single egg cell can contain all the information needed to...


To promote excellence in undergraduate research and education, GSA established the Undergraduate Travel Award, which supports travel costs for undergraduate members who are presenting at...


After giving a talk in Seattle about chromosome pairing, Chao-ting (Ting) Wu boarded the redeye flight back to Boston and settled in to read a...


GSA is pleased to announce the recipients of the DeLill Nasser Award for Professional Development in Genetics for Fall 2020! Given twice a year to graduate students...


Congratulations to the winners of the Editors’ Choice Awards for outstanding articles published in GENETICS in 2020! The journal’s Editorial Board considered a diverse range...


The Genetics Society of America is pleased to announce the 2021 recipients of its annual awards for distinguished service in the field of genetics. The...


Congratulations to the winners of the Editors’ Choice Awards for outstanding articles published in GENETICS in 2019! The journal’s Editorial Board considered a diverse range of articles,...


Today it’s easy to take for granted that geneticists can identify a mutation, find its gene, and map it to the expressed protein. But just...