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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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Terry McGlynn: Navigating a career and family-image
Careers

Terry McGlynn: Navigating a career and family

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

NUKUs: A new primate retrocopy family with distinct functionality-image
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NUKUs: A new primate retrocopy family with distinct functionality

Multiple divergent retrocopies of the well-characterized Ku70 gene were identified in humans and other primates. The last 63 million years of primate evolution have been strongly shaped by genetic retrotransposition; thousands of genes and proteins...

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by Grace Niewijk

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Congratulations to the Spring 2021 DeLill Nasser Awardees!

GSA is pleased to announce the recipients of the DeLill Nasser Award for Professional Development in Genetics for Spring 2021! Given twice a year to graduate students and postdoctoral researchers, DeLill Nasser Awards support attendance at meetings and...

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by Editorial Staff

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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