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Genetics Section Travel Award to the FSBI Annual Symposium

The AFS Genetics Section is sponsoring a travel award to the Fisheries Society of the British Isles Annual Symposium on “Fish, Genes and Genomes” to be held in Bangor, North Wales, UK, from 18-22 July 2016! Please download the eligibility requirements and application guidelines: (link removed). Please also visit the symposium website for additional conference... Read More

The AFS 2016 Annual Meeting is Coming

The AFS 2016 meeting will be here before you know it. The Genetics Section is always interested in sponsoring symposia. So, please consider organizing one this year. The Section Excomm is always ready and willing to help in any way we can. Have a great holiday and we hope to see you in Kansas City!... Read More

Aquaculture America 2016 Special Session Call for Papers

Dear colleagues, We are soliciting speakers for a special session to be held next February at the Aquaculture 2016 conference in Las Vegas, NV, focused on “Managing the Genetic Risk of Escapes from Aquaculture.” Based on mutual interest in exploring the genetic benefits and risks associated with aquaculture, experts in the United States, Canada, and... Read More

Genomics symposium planned for AFS annual meeting

Contact Garrett McKinney (gjmckinn@uw.edu) by January 14 if interested in presenting. Abstract: Rapid advances in genomics are providing unprecedented opportunities to improve our understanding of the amount, distribution and functional significance of genetic variation in natural populations and its dynamics over ecologically relevant time. At the same time that analyses on a genomic scale are... Read More

Genetics symposium at the Larval Fish Conference

Lorenz Hauser is organizing a symposium titled, “Larval dispersal and population connectivity – genetic approaches to ecological problems,” at the 39th Annual Larval Fish Conference in Vienna, Austria, which will be held 12-17 July 2015. Registration and abstract submission are now open, and deadline for abstracts is 3 May. Please click (link removed) for more... Read More

eDNA Symposium and Genetics Section Social

To facilitate the conversation around eDNA and genetics in general, Genidaqs and the Genetics Section are co-sponsoring the eDNA Symposium Social during AFS Quebec 2014 at 5pm on 19 August at the Les voûtes de Napoléon at 680 Grande Allée Est. The social will provide the opportunity to talk among colleagues, inspire one other with... Read More