2016 Ecological, Evolutionary and Conservation Genomics (EECG) Awards

2016 Ecological, Evolutionary and Conservation Genomics (EECG) Awards

The AGA is proud to announce the recipients of the 2016 Ecological, Evolutionary and Conservation Genomics (EECG) Awards, an annual research grant for student or postdoctoral research. We were again fortunate to have a large pool of excellent applications (70 in total) spanning genomics questions and approaches, as well as the world! We thank all of the applicants and congratulate the seven awardees on their fine proposals.

Frances Clark (University of Maryland) -- The Genome-wide Transcriptional Effect of B Chromosomes in Lake Malawi Cichlids

Isobel Ronai (University of Sydney) -- Anarchy in the honey bee colony: the genetic basis of worker sterility in the honey bee

Christopher Cunningham (University of Georgia) -- Gene expression and its regulation during context-specific social behavior

Ellie Armstrong (University of Hawaii Hilo) -- Ecological speciation and genome evolution in the Hawaiian picture-wing Drosophila

Guinevere Wogan (University of California - Berkeley) -- The evolution of adaptive saline tolerance among Asian Crab-eating frogs: an exome capture approach

Ezra Lencer (Cornell University) -- Speciation and evolution of novel skull morphology in Cyprinodon pupfishes

Alison Wright (University College London) -- Mapping the recombination landscape of the avian sex chromosomes

 

 

 

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This course will host 25-30 students, especially welcoming to participants from African countries, and 15-20 faculty from around the world.  The course will feature the latest methods, interpretations, and applications of genetic/genomic analyses for the conservation of endangered species, and the faculty will share their expertise in technologies, research strategies, and translation featuring population-based studies.

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This two-day workshop will be part of the 25th Biennial Marine Mammal Conference in Perth this year, accommodating up to 150 experts and novices. It will focus on advancements in marine mammal genomics, highlighting novel methods and applications in evolution, conservation, and emerging diseases, and integrating genomics with traditional knowledge. 

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