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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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Applications are now open for Career Development Symposia! Don't miss your chance to enrich career development opportunities in your local area. Apply here: https://buff.ly/2yhYWPg
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Check out this delightful animation from @yeastgenome! Featuring #Yeast research published in #GENETICS suggesting how overexpression of DNA mismatch repair proteins leads to genome instability.
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For some genes, one parent can have a disproportionate effect on the offspring’s phenotype. Mont et al. examined parent of origin effects for 199 phenotypes in rats. https://buff.ly/2RKaRxv #G3journal
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#Drosophila folk: Don't forget to nominate your outstanding recent PhD grads for the Larry Sandler Award! Nominations are due Dec 21. Any student completing a PhD in an area of Drosophila research between July 2017 and December 2018 is eligible.
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#Dros19 abstracts due by next week! Don't miss the Nov 15 deadline or the chance to share your work with the #Drosophila community. https://buff.ly/2LRhKhK
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“I sort of kick myself for being surprised by this,” says Ruby. “Even though no one has shown the impact of assortative mating to such an extent before, it aligns well with how we know human societies are structured.” https://buff.ly/2ST1g8C #GENETICS
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"By correcting for the effects of assortative mating, the new analysis found life span heritability is likely no more than seven percent, perhaps even lower." @Ancestry @Calico
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The November issue of #G3journal is now live! We've got a connection between energy storage and sleep in #Drosophila, parent-of-origin effects in mouse, a multi-omic study on survival in glioblastoma multiforme, and much more. https://buff.ly/2D6nrmr
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A brand new issue of #GENETICS is out today. Stop by for a Perspectives on genetic load, a new estimate of the heritability of human life span, and much more. https://buff.ly/2STJoLd
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Don't miss the deadline! The DeLill Nasser Award funds travel by grad students and postdocs to conferences, workshops, and courses. Deadline: Nov 13.
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