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 Scientist Leadership Spotlight — Marah Wahbeh

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 2021 early career scientist advocates. Marah WahbehPolicy and Advocacy SubcommitteeJohns Hopkins University School of...

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New members of the Board of Directors, 2022–2024

The GSA is pleased to welcome six leaders to the Board of Directors, who will be appointed for 2022–2024. 2022 Vice President/2023 President Tracy Johnson Cecilia and Keith Terasaki Presidential Endowed Chair, Howard Hughes Medical...

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Community Voices

Thank you, GSA community

A message from 2021 GSA President, Hugo Bellen. If there is anything we have learned from this pandemic, it is to prioritize what is important to us and what sustains us in times of trouble....

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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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