Monthly Archives: March 2015

Hall of Excellence Nominations Due June 15

The AFS Genetics Section Hall of Excellence recognizes professionals who have made outstanding contributions to the advancement of management or conservation of aquatic species and ecosystems through the application of genetics tools, techniques, or theory. Up to three inductees are entered into the Hall of Excellence per year. For our inaugural year in 2014, Fred... Read More

Genomics symposium planned for AFS annual meeting

Contact Garrett McKinney ( by January 14 if interested in presenting. Abstract: Rapid advances in genomics are providing unprecedented opportunities to improve our understanding of the amount, distribution and functional significance of genetic variation in natural populations and its dynamics over ecologically relevant time. At the same time that analyses on a genomic scale are... Read More

Genetics symposium at the Larval Fish Conference

Lorenz Hauser is organizing a symposium titled, “Larval dispersal and population connectivity – genetic approaches to ecological problems,” at the 39th Annual Larval Fish Conference in Vienna, Austria, which will be held 12-17 July 2015. Registration and abstract submission are now open, and deadline for abstracts is 3 May. Please click (link removed) for more... Read More