genetics genetics  /dʒə ˈnɛ tɪks/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms

Usage(s):

  • The question at the forefront was how genetics should be seen as part of the study of biology.

News

  1. The Genetics Society of America announces Fall 2013 DeLill Nasser Travel Award recipients

    ( Genetics Society of America ) The Genetics Society of America announces the selection of five graduate students and five postdoctoral researchers as recipients of 2013 DeLill Nasser Awards for Professional Development in Genetics. The award is a $1,000 travel grant for each researcher to attend any national or international meeting, conference or laboratory course that will enhance his or her ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

  2. Myriad Genetics To Present At Goldman Sachs Conference; Webcast At 11:40 AM ET

    Myriad Genetics To Present At Goldman Sachs Conference; Webcast At 11:40 AM ET
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

  3. Seattle Genetics Announces Initiation of Phase 1/2 Trial of ADCETRIS® (Brentuximab Vedotin) in Combination with ...

    Seattle Genetics, Inc. today announced the initiation of a phase 1/2 clinical trial evaluating ADCETRIS in combination with bendamustine for patients with Hodgkin lymphoma after first relapse.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

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Quotes

  1. "This study illustrates the extraordinary power of genetics to reveal insights into some of the key events in our species' history," Spencer Wells, National Geographic Society explorer in residence, said in a statement. "Tiny bands of early...
    on Apr 24, 2008 By: Spencer Wells Source: Boston Globe

  2. "Greentech could be the largest economic opportunity of the 21st century. Disruptive innovations are possible because of recent advances in chemistry, genetics and material science," said John Doerr, a partner in Kleiner Perkins. "American...
    on Feb 17, 2006 By: John Doerr Source: ZDNet

  3. "He was feeling better today and the doctors are still fairly encouraged," Thompson said. "He's a remarkably tough professional football player who was also blessed with remarkable genetics. But we're hopeful, I don't know how you can predict...
    on Aug 24, 2007 By: Ted Thompson Source: SportingNews.com

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