Did you publish in Journal of Heredity this past year?

The Outstanding Student Paper Award for the best student paper published in AGA's Journal of Heredity includes a cash prize of $2,000.

Articles published in Volume 113, 2022, will be considered for the 2023 award.  Award recipients receive a $2,000 prize, up to $1,500 toward expenses to attend the President's Symposium, and the opportunity to present their research at the Symposium.

Please contact Anjanette Baker, Managing Editor (theaga@theaga.org) if your article is eligible.

About the Journal

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View Current Issue

Issue 113-4 now online!

Read the Editor's Choice invited review,

by Jente Ottenburghs

And the Invited Perspective,

by Robin Waples

Both 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!


Note to AuthorsJournal of Heredity has


  • No page or color charges

  • Free data archiving in Dryad

  • Discounted open access for AGA members

Submit your manuscript

AGA Member Benefits:

  • Free Journal of Heredity access and discounted Open Access
  • Eligibility for awards
  • Discounted symposium registration and access to presentation videos
  • AGA Newsletter
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Any questions?  Contact the Managing Editor at theaga@theaga.org.


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