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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

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