2019 Evolutionary, Ecological, and Conservation Genomics (EECG) Research Awards

2019 Evolutionary, Ecological, and Conservation Genomics (EECG) Research Awards
photo by Hanne & Jens Eriksen

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 AGA Council is pleased to announce the recipients of this year's EECG Awards:

1.  $9,806 to Murielle Aalund (Michigan State University): Effects of diet on female sperm selectivity in rapidly evolving sticklebacks

2.  $9,598 to Matthew J. Rubin (Donald Danforth Plant Science Center): Using comparative transcriptomics to characterize adaptive cold responses

3.  $9,880 to Will Ryan (University of Alabama at Birmingham): Measuring the relationship between fission history and somatic mutation accumulation in a clonal sea anemone

4.  $9,975 to Georgy Semenov (University of Colorado, Boulder): Genetic architecture and asymmetric introgression of plumage-related reproductive barriers in hybridizing birds

5.  $10,000 to Chlo

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Genomics of Marine Mammals IV (G4) Workshop

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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