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The Student's Guide to the 2016 AES Meeting

Welcome to NOLA, students! Here are some events and opportunities that you don’t want to miss at this year’s meeting…

- Support your fellow students by attending their talks and posters. Gruber Award eligible talks are marked with a “G” and Carrier Award talks are marked with a “C” in your programs.

- Throughout the next few days, be sure to read the Conservation Resolutions posted on the AES website and in the AES store. We will vote on them at our Business Meeting on Saturday.


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Student Award Profile - Callie Crawford

Callie Crawford received the Jeffrey C. & Carol A. Carrier Poster Award in 2014 at the meeting in Chatanooga, TN for her Masters research at the College of Charleston with Dr. Gavin Naylor.

Q. How did you get started in this field?

As an undergraduate I worked in Dr. Cheryl Wilga’s lab at the University of Rhode Island which was my first experience with shark research, however it wasn’t until starting my master’s degree that I really had my “Aha” moment and had my place within this field.


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Student Award Profile - Darcy Bradley

Darcy Bradley received the Samuel H. Gruber Presentation Award for the best presentation and the Jeffrey C. & Carol A. Carrier Poster Award for the best poster at the 2015 meeting in Reno, NV for her PhD research at the Bren School of Environmental Science and Management at the University of California, Santa Barbara with Dr. Steven Gaines.

Q. How did you get started in this field?


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Student Award Profile - Kady Lyons

Kady Lyons received the Samuel H. Gruber Presentation Award for the best presentation in Albuquerque, NM in 2013 for her Master’s research at Long Beach State University with Dr. Chris Lowe. Since then Kady has continued on to a PhD program at the University of Calgary in Calgary, Canada.

 

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Applications now open for the Young Professional Recruitment Fund

The American Elasmobranch Society is now welcoming applications for the Young Professional Recruitment Fund, our new diversity initiative. Awardees will be given one year of Society membership, in addition to specialized professional development training, mentorship, and networking opportunities specific to their needs as international or historically underrepresented minority scientists and professionals.


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Welcome to the AES blog!

Welcome to the American Elasmobranch Society blog! We will use this space to showcase the scientific discoveries made by our members, the cutting-edge scientific methods they use, and the amazing places they visit to study some of the world's most misunderstood animals. If you are an AES member and have a story you'd like us to feature in the blog, please contact the editor David Shiffman.