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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Early Career Leadership Spotlight: Ashitha SNM

We’re taking time to get to know the members of the GSA’s Early Career Scientist Committees. Join us to learn more about our early career scientist advocates. Ashitha SNM Multimedia Subcommittee National Institute of Mental Health...

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by Early Career Scientist Committees

New GSA program offers up to $2,000 microgrants year round-image

New GSA program offers up to $2,000 microgrants year round

In the ever-evolving landscape of scientific research, access to funding is often a significant hurdle for scientists and researchers. Recognizing our membership’s potential to create change and the need for funding, GSA has developed a...

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by Editorial Staff

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Accessibility: A journey of learning and change

People with disabilities pursuing STEM careers frequently face hardships, discrimination, stereotypes, and ableism that hamper their growth and well-being. Inability to comply with ADA guidelines has created barriers to accessibility, which worsened with the onset...

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by Early Career Scientist Committees

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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Jennifer Solis, Northwestern University

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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