The Genetics Section of the American Fisheries Society strives to provide a better understanding of the role of genetics in aquatic sciences, fisheries management, and aquaculture; encourage protection of the genetic resources of aquatic species; and promote the accumulation, synthesis, and exchange of genetic information concerning aquatic organisms and their management.

The 2016 AFS Genetics Section bylaws are available here.

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Genetics Section Early Career Award 2023

Calling for nominations for the Genetics Section Early Career Award 2023! Submit nominations by 30 June 2023 to Kerry Reid, Committee Chair, and cc’ Committee Members Craig Stockwell, Trevor Krabbenhoft, […] Read More

Coastwide Student Travel Scholarships

AFS Genetics Section Members: The planning committee of the Coastwide Salmonid Genetics Conference is awarding 4 student travel scholarships ($500) for the 2023 meeting in Boise, ID. Applicants must be […] Read More