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May 10, 2017
News for members of
the genetics community
C. elegans logo #WORM17 deadlines next week!
Early bird registration and housing deadlines are May 18. Don’t miss the discount!
Society News
Last chance to nominate
Current GSA members can nominate themselves or their colleagues for election to the GSA Board of Directors. Nominations must be submitted by TONIGHT (May 10), 11:59 pm US EDT. Check your e-mail for the nomination link.
Early Career Scientist Leadership Spotlight—Giovanni Hanna
Giovanni Hanna studies the Drosophila male reproductive system at the University of California, Davis and is the Co-Chair of the GSA Early Career Scientist Communication and Outreach Subcommittee.
GSA Meetings
Twenty years of the Worm Art Show
This year's 21st International C. elegans Conference (#Worm17) marks two decades since Ahna Skop (University of Wisconsin—Madison) launched the Worm Art Show.
#DROS17 GSA Poster Award Winners
Congratulations to all the winners of GSA Poster Awards at the 59th Annual Drosophila Research Conference!
GENETICS Editors' Choice Award Winners
Congratulations to all the winners of the Editors' Choice Awards for outstanding GENETICS articles published in 2016!
Journals Spotlights now online
Check out more of the best of 2016 in GENETICS and G3 in our annual Spotlight.
GENETICS journal cover
WormBook: The Natural Biotic Environment of Caenorhabditis elegans
FlyBook: The Centrioles, Centrosomes, Basal Bodies, and Cilia of Drosophila melanogaster
G3 journal Cover
New in G3: Genes|Genomes|Genetics
Reliable CRISPR/Cas9 Genome Engineering in Caenorhabditis elegans Using a Single Efficient sgRNA and an Easily Recognizable Phenotypes
A New Reference Genome Assembly for the Microcrustacean Daphnia pulex
Students and Postdocs
Boston Postdoc Career Symposium
Boston-area postdocs: Don't miss the Boston Postdoc Association's Symposium on Careers and Collaboration in Science (B-SoCCS) June 16-17. This GSA Trainee-Organized Symposium focuses on strategies to nurture academia-industry collaborations and to advance scientific research and professional development.
Read the Early Career Scientist Monthly
Last Thursday, current student and postdoc GSA members received the first issue of our new e-newsletter, the Early Career Scientist Monthly. Join GSA today to begin receiving yours.
Faculty, Educators, & Mentors
New NIH grant caps
To help early- and mid-career researchers, a new NIH points system will cap grant money to individuals at the equivalent of 3 single-PI R01s.
Congress rejects White House approach, pursues targeted science & technology boosts
Matt Hourihan and David Parkes from AAAS analyze research budgets in the 2017 US omnibus spending bill signed into law on May 5.
Members in the News
GSA members elected to the National Academy of Sciences
Congratulations to GSA members Dana Carroll, Craig Pikaard, John Pringle, Sarah Tishkoff, and Anne Villeneuve for their recent election to the National Academy of Sciences!
Term instructor of biology
Regis University

Technical Sales Rep
Integrated DNA Technology

Nutrigenomics Cluster Faculty Positions
University of North Carolina

Junior Specialist — Plant Biology
University of California, Berkeley

Science Policy Analyst
American Society for Human Genetics
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