AFS Annual Meeting Symposium Announcement

Dear Colleagues, We invite you to participate in a symposium at this year’s annual meeting of the American Fisheries Society titled Integration of Genetic Techniques with Quantitative Stock Assessment and Ecological Models for Resolving Fishery Management Issues. The meeting will be held in Atlantic City, New Jersey, from August 19-23, 2018. A description of the... 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

Conservation Genetics Symposium at AFS 2018 Atlantic City

AFS Genetic Section Members, We are in the midst of planning a Conservation Genetics and Genomics symposium for the Atlantic City AFS meeting this August. It will be general, something like “Advances in Applications of Conservation Genetics and Genomics to Fisheries”, and meant to include a wide array of topics. We are tying to gauge... Read More

eDNA Symposium at AFS 2018 Atlantic City

Symposium Title: Novel and Emerging Technologies in Species Identification and Conservation Symposium Abstract: Conservation and management of aquatic organisms and ecosystems rely on a thorough understanding of species’ distribution and/or community composition. However, distributional and compositional data can be difficult to obtain across relevant scales due to limited resources and potential logistical issues associated with... Read More

Submit symposia for AFS 2018 in Atlantic City!

Happy New Year Section members: Please see the reminder [below] from Douglas Austen about the extended submission deadline for the 2018 AFS meeting in Atlantic City. The Section usually sponsors 2-3 sessions that are usually well attended. So, if you have an interest in or any ideas about a topic for a session at the... Read More

Save the Date – Coastwide Salmonid Genetics 2018

Greetings salmonid geneticists and friends! The next Coastwide Salmonid Genetics meeting will be held 18-21 June 2018 in Mukilteo, Washington, right on the Puget Sound, just north of Seattle. The formal science talks will begin Tuesday morning (19 June) and go through Thursday noon (21 June), with an informal gathering planned for Monday evening as... Read More

AFS Tampa Genetics Section Business Meeting and Social

The Genetics Section Business Meeting time has been changed to 5:30 on 21 August 2017 but the place remains the same: Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel & Marina, Meeting Room 2. Please see our previous post for more details and a map. The Genetics Section Social will be held after the Section Business Meeting at The... Read More

International Coregonid Symposium Call for Abstracts

Greetings – We are excited to host the 13th International Coregonid Symposium in Bayfield, Wisconsin, and welcome abstract submissions for both oral and poster presentations. Please visit our website ( to submit an abstract and to find more information on the host city and the symposium program. All abstracts must be submitted online prior to... Read More