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Scribner wins best genetics paper in American Fisheries Society journal

Kim Scribner, a core faculty member, received the Stevan Phelps Memorial Award, given annually for the best genetics paper published in an American Fisheries Society (AFS) journal the preceding year. 

Kim Scribner
Kim Scribner

The award is for the paper Genetic family reconstruction characterizes Lake Sturgeon use of newly constructed spawning habitat and larval dispersal, published in the Transactions of the American Fisheries Society.

The Stevan Phelps Memorial Award was created in 2000 as a perpetual memorial to Phelps who died prematurely from cancer in 1999. The award honored his strong commitment to publication of applied genetic research in fisheries.

Scribner is a professor of fisheries and wildlife and integrative biology. 

Read the full story in newsletter of the genetics section of the AFS