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Call for Nominations for Early Career Award

Folks! It is that time of the year again when we recognize our promising early-career geneticists! Please nominate your candidate(s) 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... Read More

James Wright Award Winners

Congratulations to this year’s James Wright award winners, Shannon White and Nathaniel Marshall! The awards will be presented at the Genetic Section’s business meeting during the AFS Annual Meeting in Atlantic City. If you are attending, please come to the business meeting to congratulate the winners in person. Thanks also go to the selection committee... Read More

Reminder: 2018 Hall of Excellence Nominations due 15 April 2018

Dear Genetics Section members, This is a reminder that nominations for induction into the Hall of Excellence (HoE) for 2018 are due to President-Elect Andrew Whiteley (andrew.whiteley@mso.umt.edu) by 15 April 2018 (this Sunday). The HoE recognizes professionals who have made outstanding contributions to the advancement of management or conservation of aquatic species and ecosystems through... Read More

Coastwide Salmon Genetics 2018 – Registration, Abstracts, Hotels

Hello salmonid geneticists and friends! We are pleased to open registration and abstract submission for the 2018 meeting to be held in Mukilteo, Washington, 19-21 June. Please see our updated web[page] for information and links for registration and abstract submission (both due by 10 April) through our partners at the American Fisheries Society Genetics Section.... Read More

Apply Now for the James E. Wright Student Travel Award

On behalf of the AFS Genetics Section, we are now accepting applications for graduate student travel awards to the annual AFS meeting in Tampa, FL. Faculty, this is a great opportunity for graduate students so please encourage them to apply. These instructions describe the selection criteria and application procedure. Applications are due on July 19... Read More

Congratulations to Our Student Travel Awardees

The Genetics Section would like to congratulate Hannah Lachance (University of Vermont) and Hayley Nuetzel (UC Santa Cruz), respective recipients of Graduate Student Travel Awards to the 13th International Coregonid Symposium in Bayfield, WI, and the Western Division AFS Meeting in Missoula, MT. We wish you good luck and safe travels! Read More