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Genetics Society of America
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Professional scientific society that brings together those studying fundamental questions of genetics
Professional scientific society that brings together those studying fundamental questions of genetics

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It’s been a great pride month so far, and we hope you’re enjoying the celebration! GSA is putting together a committee on diversity, inclusion, and representation, and we need your voices! If you’re interested, let us know via this form: https://buff.ly/2K5eNtm #QueerinSTEM #STEMpride
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A naturally occurring mutation named "hyperspin" causes deafness and inner-ear defects in mice.
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Loewen and Ganetzky introduced a new model system for studying Leigh syndrome and its phenotypic variability.
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DIV-1 is the first viral Daphnia pathogen to be characterized.
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The ability to more accurately analyze genomic diversity in “difficult” DNA samples may provide a more detailed look into the past, allowing a better understanding of the evolutionary processes that have shaped genetic variation.
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“You can calculate the mutation rate based on the number of live births in the UK and the number of Muggle-borns at Hogwarts. It comes out to be extremely rare. So, why didn’t you get an owl on your eleventh birthday? Well—statistics and probability!”
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The G3 journal Featured Article for June is from Andrew Kern and Daniel Schrider and uses a machine learning based approach to identify selective sweeps.
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Mice lacking maternal Nesp55 made more impulsive choices, while those lacking paternal Grb10 showed the exact opposite phenotype.
Imprinting impulsivity
Imprinting impulsivity
genestogenomes.org
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Laura Taylor studies neurodegeneration using C. elegans and is part of our Policy Subcommittee. She also just defended her PhD—congratulations, Dr. Taylor!
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Meet Mahantesh Biradar, member of our Communication and Outreach Subcommittee and curator of ResearchStash, an online collection of tools and news for STEM researchers.
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