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Already finished the Sunday crossword in the paper and looking for a new challenge? Try your hand at this genetics and GSA-specific puzzle submitted by one of our members. Any member who sends their correctly competed puzzle to email@example.com by Monday, March 7 will be eligible to win a snazzy GSA t-shirt. We…
A radio ad for the seafood restaurant chain Legal Sea Foods highlights the importance of zebrafish. The restaurant’s CEO, Roger Berkowitz, calls the zebrafish his favorite fish because, “unlike the lazy boring perch, you’re important in genetic research.” The ad goes on to highlight the work of zebrafish researcher Dr. Leonard Zon at Boston…
Scientists are known for being critical thinkers, experimental experts, and data enthusiasts. It’s probably no surprise that many of us are also undeniable nerds. Eric Spana, Assistant Professor of the Practice in Biology at Duke University and long-time GSA member, is no exception. “We all have some type of nerd-ism, whether it’s Harry Potter, Marvel,…