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Evolutionary, Ecological, and Conservation Genomics (EECG) Research Awards

The AGA grants EECG Research Awards each year to graduate and post-doctoral researchers who are at a critical point in their research, where additional funds would allow them to conclude their research project and prepare it for publication.

Past Winners:

2019

2018

2017

2016

The 2020 EECG application deadline is Friday, December 13, 2019. Application materials are available here

 

Special Events Awards

The AGA grants awards each year to members to support special events that further the purposes of the Association, particularly to encourage student participation. Eligible events include specialized workshops, short courses in some aspect of organismal genetics, and meetings in areas of great current interest, but any event that would advance the purpose of the Association is eligible for support.

Past Winners:

2019

2018

2017

The 2019 Special Events Award Round is now closed.  Results announced 1 April.

 

Stephen J. O'Brien Award

The Stephen J. O'Brien Award celebrates the best student paper published in AGA's Journal of Heredity. It is intended to honor Dr. O'Brien's many years of service as Chief Editor of the Journal.

Past Winners:

2019: William J. Gammerdinger

2018: Frances "Betsy" Clark

2017: Laura Bergner

 

Learn more about the Stephen J. O'Brien Award

New Deadline for the 2020 Evolutionary, Ecological, and Conservation Genomics (EECG) Research Awards

The AGA grants EECG Research Awards to graduate and post-doctoral researchers who are at a critical point in their research, where additional funds would allow them to conclude their research project and prepare it for publication.

The 2020 EECG application deadline is Friday, December 13, 2019.
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The Stephen J. O'Brien Award for the best student paper published in AGA's Journal of Heredity includes a cash prize of $2,000.
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Watch for an announcement about changes to AGA membership

We are moving to direct member management  through the AGA website, instead of by Journal of Heredity’s publisher, Oxford University Press.  Going forward, we hope to be able to offer a much more interactive platform and faster, more personal communication with our members.

Information on how to become a member for 2020 will be available in early November.

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