Idaho Chapter of the American Fisheries Society Idaho Chapter of the American Fisheries Society

Idaho Chapter
American Fisheries Society
2019 Annual Meeting

Workshop is Full

Nuts and Bolts of Genetics in Aquaculture

Sponsored by: Idaho Chapter of the American Fisheries Society

Contact: Eric Pankau (

Date and Time: All-day on March 5th; 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM. At the IDFG Eagle Hatchery Campus, transportation to and from not provided.

Lunch: Provided

Fee: $40

Maximum Number of Participants: 20

Description: This full day continuing education workshop will provide a general genetics overview. The course will combine both classroom and hands on activities. Course material will be presented by IDFG Fisheries Genetics Program staff. Topics will include: a review of sampling protocols and methodologies, DNA extraction, inbreeding and effective population size, Idaho Sockeye Salmon genetics and production, sex differentiation and finding sex markers, genetic stock identification and parentage based tagging. The workshop will be held at the IDFG Eagle Hatchery Campus. Please meet in the Wildlife Health Laboratory Building Conference Room. Lunch will be provided. Transport to and from the Eagle Hatchery Campus will not be provided.   

Registration: Please visit the Registration Form to register for these workshops. It is possible to register only for a workshop and not attend the meeting, if you so choose, though you'll be missing a lot of good information. Stick around!