Stevan Phelps Memorial Award
Fisch, K.M., C.C. Kozfkay, J.A. Ivy, O.A. Ryder, and R.S. Waples. 2015. Fish Hatchery Genetic Management Techniques: Integrating Theory with Implementation. North American Journal of Aquaculture 77:343-357.
Satterthwaite, W.H., M.S. Mohr, M.R. O’Farrell, E.C. Anderson, M.A. Banks, S.J. Bates, M.R. Bellinger, L.A. Borgerson, E.D. Crandall, J.C. Garza, B.J. Kormos, P.W. Lawson, and M.L. Palmer-Zwahlen. 2014. Use of Genetic Stock Identification Data for Comparison of the Ocean Spatial Distribution, Size at Age, and Fishery Exposure of an Untagged Stock and Its Indicator: California Coastal versus Klamath River Chinook Salmon. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 143(1): 117-133.
Neville, H., and L. Bernatchez. 2013. Coding Gene Single Nucleotide Polymorphism Population Genetics of Nonnative Brook Trout: The Ghost of Introductions Past. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 142(5):1215-1231.
James E. Wright Graduate Award
Nathan Lucas, University of Connecticut
“Using Riverscape Genetics to Inform Conservation of Eastern Brook Trout Populations”
Co-advisors: Jason Vokoun, Amy Welsh
Jackman Eschenroeder, Georgia Southern University
“Hybridization and Replacement of Roanoke Bass with Invasive Rock Bass in Virginia: A Genetic Analysis of the Problem”
Advisor: Jamie Roberts
Kari Dammerman, Michigan State University
“Egg quality, reproductive success, and behavioral plasticity of spawning female lake sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens)”
Advisor: Kim Scribner
John Hargrove, University of Florida
“Assessing population level impacts of catch-and-release angling on reproductive success and recruitment on Florida bass Micropterus floridanus”
Advisor: James Austin
Ryan Waples, University of Washington
“How to Use Reduced-Representation Genomic Methods to Estimate Contemporary Effective Population Size”
Advisors: Jim and Lisa Seeb
Early Career Award
Dr. Scott Pavey, University of New Brunswick