James E. Wright Graduate Award: Due April 15, 2024

The James E. Wright Graduate Award is presented annually by the Genetics Section at the AFS Annual Meeting and is intended to recognize excellence in graduate-level work in fisheries genetics. The applicant must be a full or affiliate member of the Genetics Section at the time of application. Students are eligible to win the award... Read More

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, and Elizabeth Mandeville. Please see the Genetics Section Early Career Award Announcement 2023 or visit our Early Career Award webpage for details. 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 currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate students that plan to attend the conference. We also highly encourage applications from students from historically underrepresented groups in the... Read More

AFS Genetics Section Early Career Award 2022 Call for Nominations

The AFS Genetics Section Early Career Award committee is soliciting nominations for our 2022 award. Details may be found in the PDF announcement or on the Early Career Award webpage. Nominations are due 15 July 2022 to the award committee. Please contact Craig Stockwell Craig Stockwell, Emily Lescak, Kerry Reid, or Trevor Krabbenhoft with any... Read More

Announcing an AFS Genetics Section Postdoc Travel Award

The Genetics Section Ex Comm would like to again make travel funding available for postdocs looking to attend the 2022 AFS meeting in Spokane 21-25 August 2022. Several awards will be made, with $500 given for in person attendance and $300 for virtual attendance (cost of virtual attendance for early career professionals). Please indicate if... Read More

Deadline Extensions for AFS Best Student Presentation/Poster Awards

Worried you or your student missed the deadline to submit for the AFS Best Student Presentation/Poster Award at the Baltimore meeting? There’s still time! High school, undergraduate, or graduate students who have recently completed research can still be considered for AFS Best Student Presentation or Poster Awards for 2021, but applications are only open for... Read More

Now Accepting Applications for the 2021 James Wright Award

Hi, all! On behalf of the AFS Genetics Section, we are now accepting applications for the James Wright Award, a graduate student travel award that provides funds to participate in the annual AFS meeting. AFS will be offering a hybrid meeting this November, with some attendees participating virtually and others participating in person. The Genetics... Read More