On scientific laws, classic dances, and a new study about molecular evolution…in reverse. Guest post by C. Brandon Ogbunu Taking direction from evolution One feature...


Congratulations to the winners of the Editors’ Choice Awards for outstanding articles published in GENETICS in 2021! The journal’s Editorial Board considered a diverse range...


Guest post by C Brandon Ogbunu. 2022 marks the return of the Population, Evolutionary, and Quantitative Genetics (PEQG) Conference, organized by the Genetics Society of America....


Guest post by Charles H. Langley. Dic, hospes, doctis caelebs animalculum obisse hicque iacere physis legibus conveniens. (Stranger, tell the learned that the celibate little...


Scientists generated a karyotype, chromosome-scale genome assembly, and manual genome annotation for a common ctenophore. Ctenophores—beautiful marine invertebrates also known as “comb jellies”—have long fascinated...


Discovery of thiabendazole target explains vascular disrupting action. Even after hundreds of millions of years of evolution, some yeast genes persist mostly intact in humans...


Dick on sabbatical and my good fortune Guest post in memory of Richard Lewontin by Thoru Pederson. When I was a graduate student in the...


Don't miss the eagerly-anticipated Larry Sandler Memorial Lecture in the Opening Session of the 62nd Annual Drosophila Research Conference! The Larry Sandler Memorial Lecture is...


Yeast circumvent Dollo’s Law and reacquire traits lost tens of millions of years ago from distant relatives. Dollo’s Law, first proposed in the 19th century, holds...


The James F. Crow Early Career Researcher Award recognizes outstanding achievements by students and recent PhDs presenting their work at the Population, Evolutionary, and Quantitative...