American Society of Naturalists

A membership society whose goal is to advance and to diffuse knowledge of organic evolution and other broad biological principles so as to enhance the conceptual unification of the biological sciences.

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Call for Proposals for Workshops to be Supported by the ASN

Call for Proposals for Workshops to be Supported by the ASN

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The Workshop Committee of the ASN invites proposals for sponsorship of workshops for graduate students. The workshops should provide training in modeling, data analysis, or other professional skills. Proposals are due January 31, 2015.

2015 ASN Elections

2015 ASN Elections

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If you are an ASN member, you will soon receive an email with a link to the voting site. Check out the candidates and vote!

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Applications for the 2015 ASN Student Research Awards

Applications for the 2015 ASN Student Research Awards

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The ASN Student Research Awards support research by student members that advances the goals of the society: the conceptual unification of ecology, evolution, and behavior. Each award consists of a $2,000 check to the candidate. Deadline for submission of all materials is January 31, 2015. See rest of announcement for details.

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Stand-Alone Meeting 2016

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Asilomar, January 10-14, 2016

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Why I Am a Naturalist

Ellen Ketterson

Ellen Ketterson

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I am an integrative evolutionary biologist who has focused on the role of hormones in phenotypic variation and the role of ‘hormonal pleiotropy’ in maintaining the tension between independence and interdependence in the evolution of correlated traits. I have been a member of the American Society of Naturalists for many years, and the papers I have written that provide me with the most satisfaction have appeared in issues emanating from ASN Vice-Presidential symposia.

 ♦ Indiana University, Distinguished Professor