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Male orchid bee Euglossa dilemma drinking nectar. Whole genome sequencing efforts by Brand et al. published in G3 revealed that E. dilemma has one of the largest genomes known for insects.

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Careers

Stephen Klusza: building an inclusive and accessible work environment

In the Decoding Life series, we talk to geneticists with diverse career paths, tracing the many directions possible after research training. This series is brought to you by the GSA Early Career Scientist Career Development...

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by Early Career Scientist Committees

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Community Voices

Hybrid (conference) vigor

Four GSA communities are excited to meet in person in 2022 — and to experiment with hybrid conferences that combine the benefits of online and in-person meetings. After two years of online meetings of all...

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by Editorial Staff

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Science & Publishing

How an anti-fungal medication can stop new blood vessel formation

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 and other vertebrates. Despite the huge differences between yeast and...

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by Caroline Seydel

Close-up view of a wild-type Junonia coenia wing eyespot pattern. Zhang et al. used CRISPR mutagenesis to interfere with the genetic machinery necessary for making melanin pigments in the colored scales of the butterfly wing. See Zhang et al.

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It was critical that GSA was so willing to put their faith in us. Many people didn’t initially have a lot of confidence that a group of postdocs could organize a new event of this scale.

Sarah Dykstra, Career Development Symposium funding recipient
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