Award Recipients

Announcing the 2024 Evolutionary, Ecological, and Conservation Genomics (EECG) Research Award Recipients

10 + 1 Awards!

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2024 Best Student Paper Award Winner 2024 Best Student Paper Award Winner

“Ancestry testing of “Old Tom,” a killer whale central to mutualistic interactions with human whalers”

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2024 Special Events Award 2024 Special Events Award

Four events funded this year

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Announcing the 2023 Evolutionary, Ecological, and Conservation Genomics (EECG) Research Award Recipients Announcing the 2023 Evolutionary, Ecological, and Conservation Genomics (EECG) Research Award Recipients

Six PhD students and four postdocs receive funding.

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2023 Special Events Awards 2023 Special Events Awards

Two US workshops and one student-led Canadian conference received funding

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2023 Student-Authored Paper Award Outcome 2023 Student-Authored Paper Award Outcome

Alison Miller wins award for best student-authored paper in the 2022 volume of Journal of Heredity

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2022 Special Event Awards 2022 Special Event Awards

3 courses and workshops receive funding

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2021 Evolutionary, Ecological, and Conservation Genomics (EECG) Research Awards 2021 Evolutionary, Ecological, and Conservation Genomics (EECG) Research Awards

Thirteen students/postdocs receive award funding for research projects

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2020 Student-Authored Paper Award 2020 Student-Authored Paper Award

Tolulope Perrin-Stowe

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2018 Stephen J O'Brien award 2018 Stephen J O'Brien award

Best student-authored article by Frances Clark

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2017 Stephen J O'Brien Award 2017 Stephen J O'Brien Award

Best student-authored article by Laura Bergner

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2018 Ecological, Evolutionary and Conservation Genomics (EECG) 2018 Ecological, Evolutionary and Conservation Genomics (EECG)

Seven students/postdocs receive award funding for research projects

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2019 Special Event Awards 2019 Special Event Awards

8 courses and workshops receive funding

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

Eight students/postdocs receive award funding for research projects

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2020 Stephen J O'Brien Award 2020 Stephen J O'Brien Award

Best student-authored article by Marshall Wedger

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2019 Stephen J O'Brien award 2019 Stephen J O'Brien award

Best student-authored article by William J. Gammerdinger

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American Genetic Association presents the annual Stephen J. O’Brien Award

At the 2014 AGA Symposium, the Council of the American Genetic Association granted the annual Stephen J. O'Brien Awards for best student-authored articles published in Journal of Heredity’s 2013 volume. The award honors Dr. Stephen J. O’Brien, who served as Editor-In-Chief for the Journal from 1987-2007.

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2018 Special Event Awards 2018 Special Event Awards

4 courses and workshops receive funding

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2017 Evolutionary, Ecological, and Conservation Genomics Research Awards Outcome 2017 Evolutionary, Ecological, and Conservation Genomics Research Awards Outcome

Six students/postdocs receive award funding for research projects

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2016 Ecological, Evolutionary and Conservation Genomics (EECG) Awards 2016 Ecological, Evolutionary and Conservation Genomics (EECG) Awards

7 grad students and postdocs have received awards to help them complete genomics projects

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2014 Special Events Awardees

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.

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Recent Advances in Conservation Genetics (ConGen Global-2025)

        

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.

https://conservationgenetics.org/congen2025 

 

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. 

https://www.smmconference.org/

 

Resources for Inclusive Evolution Education (RIE2)

Do you want to create interdisciplinary teaching resources for inclusive undergraduate evolution education? The Resources for Inclusive Evolution Education (#RIE2) working group is looking for participants to do just that! Apply now by filling out this google form! Deadline is 5 p.m. PT on May 28, 2024 #ScienceEducation #EvolutionEducation #TeachingEvolution

Please contact inclusive.evoedu@gmail.com with any questions, suggestions, or if you'd like to contribute further to this effort.

 

 

 

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