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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

Early Career Award Call for Nominations

It’s time to start the process of selecting this year’s Genetic Section Early Career Awardee. Please see our Awards and Early Career Award pages for details on the award and nomination process. The submission deadline for nomination packages is 30 June 2017. Read More

New Travel Award to WDAFS 2017

A new travel award is available to graduate student members of the Genetics Section. The award will provide $400 for a graduate student to attend the Western Division of the American Fisheries Society meeting in Missoula, MT, from 22-25 May 2017. The successful applicant will present his/her results in a Genetics Symposium organized by Fred... Read More

New Travel Award to the International Coregonid Symposium

A new travel award is available to graduate student members of the Genetics Section. The award, co-sponsored by the Symposium and the Section, supports travel to the 13th International Coregonid Symposium in Bayfied, WI. A total of $1000 will be awarded, with up to $500 awarded to any one student. Application materials are due to... Read More

Dr. Scott Pavey Wins Early Career Award

The AFS Genetics Section would like to congratulate Dr. Scott Pavey, the first recipient of our inaugural Early Career Award. The goal of the Award is to promote innovative and particularly applicable genetics research, increase interest in fisheries genetics careers, and enhance professional connections among fisheries geneticists. Scott is a Canada Research Chair and Assistant... Read More

Congratulations to our Genetics Section Award Recipients

Congratulations to Stevan Phelps Memorial Award recipients Kathleen M. Fisch, Christine C. Kozfkay, Jamie A. Ivy, Oliver A. Ryder, and Robin S. Waples. Further congratulations go to James E. Wright Graduate Student Awardees Nathan Lucas and Jackman Eschenroeder. Finally, many thanks to former Genetics Section President Jeff Olsen for his service from 2014 through 2016.... Read More