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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Finding a happy medium boosts ChIP-seq data quality

Every lab wants to produce high-quality, reproducible data. But when that data is destined for use by the whole community as part of an international consortium, there is an even greater incentive to ensure the...

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by Caroline Seydel

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Community Voices

Interview with Hugo Bellen and Shinya Yamamoto on the Model Organism Screen Centers of the Undiagnosed Disease Network

This is a guest post by Sarah Marshall, originally published in the Undiagnosed Disease Network’s Participant Engagement and Empowerment Resource (UDN PEER). In April 2021, I had the pleasure of interviewing Drs. Hugo Bellen [2021...

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Science & Publishing

New Senior Editors at GENETICS and G3

GENETICS and G3: Genes|Genomes|Genetics are pleased to announce two new Senior Editors; Sharon Browning is a Senior Editor at GENETICS, and Gustavo de los Campos is a Senior Editor at G3. GENETICS Sharon Browning Sharon Browning...

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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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