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|

Physiological Insights Towards Improving Fish Culture II

At the 2010 World Aquaculture meeting in San Diego, the Fish Culture and Physiology sections of the American Fisheries Society co-sponsored a symposium titled “ Physiological Insights Towards Improving Fish Culture II”. This symposium consisted of 4 plenary lectures, 44 other presentations and a catered reception, and was made possible by generous support from a number of sponsors (Applied Biosystems, Aquatic EcoSystems, Fisher Scientific, Genome Atlantic, Loligo Systems,  and YSI). Scientists from 6 countries participated in the symposium, including 12 […]

September 19th, 2010|