Early Career Award

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There are no restrictions on nominators. A nominee must be a full or affiliate member of the AFS Genetics Section and must be within five years of having completed graduate training, including post-doctoral research, and in the initial stages of career development whether that be in an academic, agency, NGO, or other conservation setting.

Nomination package:
Nominations should provide clear evidence of how the candidate’s research furthers our understanding of fish evolution, ecology, conservation or management. Leadership in integrating genetic research with education or end-user/community outreach is considered strongly.

  1. Cover letter with the nominee’s name, professional address and contact information, and the same for the person submitting the nomination
  2. One-page nomination letter
  3. C.V. of the nominee
  4. Three reprints of publications or other summary material representative of the nominee’s contribution to fisheries genetics

Nomination due date:
TBD June 2018

Please submit nominations to:
Helen Neville (hneville@tu.org), Committee Chair, and carbon copy (CC) Committee Members Daniel Gomez Uchida (dgomezu@udec.cl) and Craig Stockwell (craig.stockwell@ndsu.edu).