Special Event Awards

Application Deadline 13 December 2023
Awards announced 1 April 2024

The American Genetic Association grants awards each year to it's members for support of special events that advance the mission of AGA, particularly to support students to attend the event.

Eligible events include specialized workshops and short courses in topical areas of organismal genetics and genomics, but any event relevant to AGA's purpose will be considered. Events that could lead to Journal of Heredity articles will receive special consideration.

Awards are between $1,000-$10,000, although consideration will be given to funding up to $15,000 with justification of need. Funding is competitive, and applications must follow the guidelines.

To Apply:  Download the application form and guidelines: Special Events Award application 2024

After completing the form, save as a PDF.  Complete the details below, upload your PDF, and click Submit.  A 'thank you' screen will appear, letting you know that your application has been received.

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SEA Awardees

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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  • Free Journal of Heredity access and discounted Open Access
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  • Discounted symposium registration and access to presentation videos
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