International Congress on the Biology of Fish – Call for Abstracts

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

Please click on the link below to submit your abstract(s).

If you require a letter confirming acceptance for the purpose of obtaining a travel grant or visa, please also send your abstract to the respective symposium organizers to speed up the review process.

If you are unsure which symposium to submit an abstract to, please discuss with the respective Syposium organizers. Review proposed symposia here.

Submit an abstract

Abstract submission deadline: 31 March, 2014

STUDENT AWARDS

For students wishing to have their oral presentation or […]

February 19th, 2014|

Solicitation for nominations: “Excellence in Fish Physiology Award”

The Physiology Section of AFS is soliciting nominations for the The Award of Excellence in Fish Physiology – this award recognizes outstanding contributions to the science of fish physiology. The Award of Excellence is the highest award of scientific recognition presented by the Section and should be reserved for people with outstanding career contributions to fish physiology.

Recipients to date have been:

1994 – Bill Hoar and Dave Randall
1996 – Howard Bern
1998 – Tatsuko Hirano
2000 – Dominic Houlihan
2002 – Chris Wood
2004 – Dal Val
2006 – Pat […]

February 19th, 2014|

The Physiology Section of AFS is soliciting nominations for the position of President-Elect.

Self-nominations or nominations by third party are equally acceptable by the executive committee.

Position description: Duties associated with the President-Elect position include, but are not limited to:

1) Run the judging of student poster and platform presentations at the 2016 International Congress on the Biology of Fishes

2) Solicit and assist in evaluating nominations for the Physiology Section Award of Excellence

3) Solicit and assist in evaluating abstracts from individuals competing for student travel awards

4) Become an active member of the Physiology Section Executive Committee

Term of […]

February 19th, 2014|

Solicitation for nominations for the office of Secretary/Treasurer for the Physiology Section of AFS

The Physiology Section of AFS is soliciting nominations for the position of Secretary/Treasurer. Self-nominations or nominations by third party are equally acceptable by the executive committee.

Position description: Duties associated with the Secretary/Treasurer position include, but are not limited to:

1) Keeping minutes at the Annual Business Meeting, and all meetings of the Officers and Executive Committee

2) Keeping track of membership numbers and dues paid

3) Maintaining a record of all financial transactions of the Section

4) Ensuring that all expenditures receive the appropriate […]

February 19th, 2014|

First Call for Proposals to Host the 2018 International Congress on Biology of Fish

The Congress typically runs for five days in July or the first week of August. The scientific program typically includes upwards of thirty symposia run in parallel sessions over four days, two evening poster sessions, and a closing awards ceremony. While the social program often reflects the location, a welcome reception and conference dinner with entertainment and dancing are part of the tradition.

How sites are selected:

Site selection is the responsibility of the Executive Committee of the Physiological Section of the […]

February 19th, 2014|

Postdoctoral Position in Conservation Physiology

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences at the University of Illinois (http://nres.illinois.edu/) seeks to hire a postdoctoral research associate to participate in a study examining the impacts of elevated carbon dioxide on aquatic organisms. The project will primarily focus on investigating the physiological responses of aquatic organisms to elevated carbon dioxide, but aspects of behavior (e.g., monitoring the movement and activity of free-swimming individuals in the field) will be involved. Results from this work will inform research and […]

February 19th, 2014|