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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

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