We’ve moved!

The Genetics Section website can now be found at In order to take advantage of our parent organization’s website capabilities and security, we decided to nestle under their wing. Our former address at will redirect you for a short time to the new site, but please be sure to update your records accordingly.... 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

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