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GSA Appoints New GENETICS Editor-in-Chief

GENETICS, the peer-reviewed journal of the Genetics Society of America (GSA), has named Mark Johnston, Ph.D, of Washington University in St. Louis, as the journal's new editor-in-chief.


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GSA is pleased to recognize three of its members who are among eight team leaders to receive 2008 HHMI Collaborative Innovation Awards

Simon John (HHMI/Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME), Susan Lindquist (HHMI/Whitehead Institute, Cambridge, MA) and Danny Reinberg (HHMI/NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY) will serve as team leaders for specific research projects that are devoted to collaborative and potentially transformative research. For more information about the projects being pursued by each of the teams headed by GSA members and for additional project information, click here.



GSA Announces Election of R. Scott Hawley as 2009 Vice President

Bethesda, MD --The Genetics Society of America is pleased to announce the election of R. Scott Hawley (Stowers Institute of Medical Research, Kansas City, MO), as the 2009 vice president of the Society. He will assume the role of president in 2010.


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GSA Board Member Receives 2008 Albert Lasker Award

The GSA congratulates Board Member Victor R. Ambros (University of Massachusetts Medical School) as one of three scientists to receive the 2008 Albert Lasker Award in Basic Medical Research for his work with micro RNAs. Victor shares his award with David Baulcombe (University of Cambridge) and Gary Ruvkun (Harvard Medical School, Mass General Hospital).  Lasker Foundation  About the Award


June Date Set for 2010 MOHB Meeting in Boston

Mark your calendars now for the 2010 Genetic Analysis: Model Organisms to Human Biology meeting to be held June 12-15 at the Sheraton Boston. Please note: the meeting is being moved from January to June.



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