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

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

In remembrance of Neil Billington

We have some sad news to pass along to Section members. Neil Billington passed away late in January. Neil had a great enthusiasm for his work and his students at Troy University. Everyone who interacted with Neil over his research into walleye, sauger, polar bears, or his other interests will remember his unique sense of... 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