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James E. Wright Graduate Award: Due March 29th, 2024

The James E. Wright Graduate Award is presented annually by the Genetics Section at the AFS Annual Meeting and is intended to recognize excellence in graduate-level work in fisheries genetics. The applicant must be a full or affiliate member of the Genetics Section at the time of application. Students are eligible to win the award... Read More

AFS Genetics Section Business Meeting

The AFS genetics section will be hosting our annual business meeting next week during the national meeting in Grand Rapids. The meeting is scheduled for noon-1:00 pm EDT on Monday, August 21, and will have in-person and virtual options for attendance. The in-person meeting will be held at DeVos Place – Grand Gallery Overlook G.... Read More

Genetics Section Early Career Award 2023

Calling for nominations for the Genetics Section Early Career Award 2023! Submit nominations by 30 June 2023 to Kerry Reid, Committee Chair, and cc’ Committee Members Craig Stockwell, Trevor Krabbenhoft, and Elizabeth Mandeville. Please see the Genetics Section Early Career Award Announcement 2023 or visit our Early Career Award webpage for details. Read More

Coastwide Student Travel Scholarships

AFS Genetics Section Members: The planning committee of the Coastwide Salmonid Genetics Conference is awarding 4 student travel scholarships ($500) for the 2023 meeting in Boise, ID. Applicants must be currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate students that plan to attend the conference. We also highly encourage applications from students from historically underrepresented groups in the... Read More

Attn: Grad students and postdocs — Symposium submission deadline fast approaching!

Dear AFS Genetics Section member graduate students and postdocs, The abstract submission deadline is fast approaching (14 April 2023) for a symposium entitled, “Highlighting the Cutting Edge: Graduate and Early Career Research in Genetics-Genomics”at the AFS Annual Meeting. Additional information and contacts are listed below. Please consider participating! Sponsors: American Fisheries Society Genetics Section and... Read More

Advances in Salmonid Genetics – Special Issue for Coastwide 2023

Section members are invited to contribute a paper to a Special Issue of Evolutionary Applications that will highlight “Advances in Salmonid Genetics” presented at the Coastwide Salmonid Genetics Meeting (June 26-29, 2023). See the Special Issue [Announcement and Invitation] for further details and contact information! Please also check out the Coastwide page for periodic updates... Read More

AFS Genetics Section Early Career Award 2022 Call for Nominations

The AFS Genetics Section Early Career Award committee is soliciting nominations for our 2022 award. Details may be found in the PDF announcement or on the Early Career Award webpage. Nominations are due 15 July 2022 to the award committee. Please contact Craig Stockwell Craig Stockwell, Emily Lescak, Kerry Reid, or Trevor Krabbenhoft with any... Read More

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