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April 24, 2019
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<em>C. elegans</em> logo April 30 — #Worm19 Early Registration Deadline

Save $100 when you register for the 22nd International C. elegans Conference on or before the Early Registration Deadline.

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Society News
Congratulations to Michael Snyder for receiving the 2019 George W. Beadle Award!
The George W. Beadle Award recognizes significant, sustained service to the genetics community that goes beyond an exemplary individual research career. GSA honors Michael Snyder with this award for his work developing and disseminating widely-used technology for the simultaneous analysis of thousands of genes, RNA molecules, and proteins.
2019 Career Development Symposia: RNA biology, DNA replication and repair, science immersion, Bay Area worms
We are proud to support four new symposia organized by student and postdoctoral members of the GSA! Check out the descriptions from the 2019 recipients of GSA Career Development Symposia funding. This program empowers early career members to organize local events that enhance the professional development of their peers, including career skills symposia, workshops, and networking events.
GSA Meetings
Register for #Worm19 by April 30 to take advantage of reduced registration fees
Register for the 22nd International C. elegans Conference on or before the Early Registration Deadline, April 30, to save $100 off your registration fee.
Submit your poster-only abstracts for #Worm19 by May 1
Interested in sharing your work at the 22nd International C. elegans Conference? If you haven’t yet submitted, poster-only abstracts are due by May 1.
Learn the ins and outs of article publishing at the #Worm19 Publishing Q&A
Do you ever wonder what happens behind the scenes when you submit your article to a journal? Ask the journal editors themselves at the #Worm19 Publishing Q&A! Add this informative event to your conference registration today.
Gain expert feedback on your #Worm19 poster
C. elegans students and postdocs, do you know you can invite specific people to your #Worm19 poster? Through the poster invite program, GSA will reach out to three scientists on your behalf with details of your abstract. Take advantage of this valuable opportunity!
Check out the 2019 Fungal Genetics Conference Poster winners
Congratulations to all the winners of poster awards at the 2019 Fungal Genetics Conference! Learn more about the winners and their research on the GSA blog, Genes to Genomes.
Check out the #Dros19 GSA Poster Award winners
We are pleased to announce the GSA Poster Award winners from the 60th Annual Drosophila Research Conference! Undergraduate and graduate student members of the GSA were eligible for the awards. Congratulations to all!
Browse the Genomic Prediction Series
A landmark paper published in GENETICS founded the field of genomic prediction before the requisite technology was available.
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Efficient Generation of Endogenous Fluorescent Reporters by Nested CRISPR in Caenorhabditis elegans
From R.A. Fisher’s 1918 Paper to GWAS a Century Later
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New in G3: Genes|Genomes|Genetics
Lost in Translation: On the Problem of Data Coding in Penalized Whole Genome Regression with Interactions
Evidence for an Integrated Gene Repression Mechanism Based on mRNA Isoform Toggling in Human Cells
Students and Postdocs
Early Career Leadership Spotlight — Amanda Shaver
We’re taking time over the following weeks to get to know the members of the GSA’s Early Career Scientist Committees. Amanda Shaver works on drug resistance in nematodes and is passionate about increasing community engagement among scientists to promote a more collaborative scientific environment.
Faculty, Educators, & Mentors
Apply to the Summer Institutes on Scientific Teaching
The Summer Institutes on Scientific Teaching consist of intensive, multi-day workshops introducing undergraduate STEM faculty and future faculty to the principles of evidence-based teaching.
GSA joins societies in urging Congress to invest in research and raise the budget caps
GSA has joined 53 US science, medical, and engineering organizations in urging Congress to once again prioritize federal research investments, raise the budgetary caps imposed on the discretionary budget, and provide sustainable and robust investments for federal research in fiscal year 2020.
FASEB statement on bipartisan effort to increase the budget caps
FASEB commends congressional leadership and the White House for initiating bipartisan discussions to increase the discretionary spending caps for fiscal years 2020 and 2021.
Community Announcements
Register for the Crete 2019 Insect Hormone Meeting
If you care about insect hormones, any hormone, or the processes they regulate, the 2019 Insect Hormone Meeting is for you! Themes include, but are not limited to, hormone production and transport; nutritional physiology and metabolism; reproductive physiology; control of organ and body size; tissue remodeling and morphogenesis; evolution; hormonal control of behavior; control of developmental timing; hormones in host-microbe interactions; and inter-organ communication. The meeting will take place from June 30–July 6, 2019 in Kolymbari, Crete.
#Worm19 Early Registration Deadline
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Poster-only Abstract Submissions for #Worm19
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#Worm19 Housing Deadline
» Learn More is free to use for both jobseekers and employers. A simple registration process provides access to a broad range of job listings in academia, government, and industry, as well as postdoctoral opportunities and more.
Postdoc Position in Genetics of Cocaine and Methamphetamine Sensitivity in Drosophila
Clemson University Center for Human Genetics

NIH-IRACDA INSPIRE at Rutgers Postdoc Fellowships 2019-2020
Rutgers University

Clinical Geneticist Opportunities
Southern California Permanente Medical Group - Kaiser Permanente

Postdoc Position in Complex Disease Genetics
Arking Lab

Antibody Protein Engineer
Ohana Biosciences

Postdoc Scientist at MBL Bay Paul Center
Marine Biological Laboratory

Scientist - Cell Biology
Ohana Biosciences

Scientist - Molecular Biology
Ohana Biosciences

Senior Research Associate
Ohana Biosciences
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