Evolutionary, Ecological, or Conservation Genomics (EECG) Research Awards 2023

The AGA's EECG Research Awards provide funds to support the final stages of genomic research projects for grad students and postdocs.

The round is now OPEN!


8 PhD Students and 4 postdocs received funding in the 2022 EECG Award round

Read their EECG Embarkations -- Posts from the awardees about their research and interests, available on the AGA Blog.


Special Events Award 2023

The AGA grants awards each year to its members for support of special events that advance the mission of AGA, particularly to support students to attend the event.


The round is now OPEN!



These awards are open to all members of the American Genetic Association


2022 AGA Presidential Symposium

The 2022 AGA Presidential Symposium took place July 25-28, 2022 at beautiful IslandWood campus on Bainbridge Island near Seattle, Washington.

Videos of the presentations are available through your AGA Member Portal

AGA Symposia are small meetings that provide excellent opportunities for cross-stage interaction, and the American Genetics Association is committed to supporting early-stage attendees.



Past Presidents' Symposia

 AGA2021 and AGA2020

       All AGA members can now view video recordings from these Symposia through the member account portal.



Presidents' Symposia Issues in JHered - freely available

AGA2020:  Genes as Environment - President Kimberly Hughes

AGA2019:  Sex and Asex - President Maria Orive

AGA2018:  Origins of Adaptive Radiation - President Rosemary Gillespie

AGA2017:  Evolutionary Quantitative Genetics in the Wild - President Anne Bronikowski

AGA2016:  Local Adaptation - President Lynda Delph

AGA2015:  Chromosome Evolution - President Katie Peichel

AGA2014:  Evolution and Plasticity - President Robin Waples

AGA2013:  Speciation Continuum - President Kerry Shaw

About the Journal

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Issue 113-5 now online!

Read the Editor's Choice,

by Ochoa et al.

Freely available


Graphical Abstracts

Journal of Heredity is pleased to now offer multimedia graphical abstracts.

Authors can use the free online tool Tidbit to create attractive visuals. Include a graphical abstract with your submission!


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