First call for nominations for Early Career Award recipients – Deadline: 30 June 2018

Do you know a promising early-career fisheries geneticist rising up the ranks since graduation? Then nominate her/him to be recognized at AFS Annual Meeting!

Eligibility: A nominee must be a full or affiliate member of the AFS Genetics Section and must be within five years of having completed graduate training, including post-doctoral research, and in the initial stages of career development in an academic, agency, NGO, or other conservation setting. There are no restrictions on nominators.

Nomination package: Nominations should provide clear evidence of how the candidate’s research furthers our understanding of fish evolution, ecology, conservation or management. Leadership in integrating genetic research with education or end-user/community outreach is considered strongly.

    Cover letter with nominee’s name, professional address, and contact information (please include the same information for the person submitting the nomination)
    One-page nomination letter
    Curriculum vitae of the nominee
    Three reprints of publications or other materials representative of the nominee’s contribution to fisheries genetics

Nomination due date: 30 June 2018

Send all nomination materials via email to: Committee Chair Daniel Gomez-Uchida ( and carbon copy (CC) Committee Members Craig Stockwell ( and Emily Lescak (

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