Posted by Daniel Nyqvist | Nyheter

In July, John Piccolo traveled to Bangor, Wales for the annual meeting of the Fisheries Society of the British Isles. The meeting focused on genomics and fisheries. Genomics are a new and rapidly-developing tool for understanding the ecology and conservation of organisms. John published a short article about conservation genomics of salmon in the conference proceedings: Conservation genomics: coming to a salmonid near you

He also points out that the keynote speakers at the conference, Robin Waples, Louis Bernatchez, and Craig Primmer did a great job of summarizing recent developments in fisheries genomics in the following symposium papers:

John also recommends an article of salmon conservation genomics from Devon PearseSaving the spandrels? Adaptive genomic variation in conservation and fisheries management.

Next year is the 50th anniversary of the Fisheries Society of the British Isles.The annual meeting – themed Understanding Fish Populations – will be held at the University of Exeter (UK), 3-7 July 2017.

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