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Hurricane Relief

Hurricane Relief

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Nominations for the 2018 Sewall Wright Award, Due January 1

Nominations for the 2018 Sewall Wright Award, Due January 1

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The Sewall Wright Award is given annually and honors a senior but active investigator who is making fundamental contributions to the Society's goals in promoting the conceptual unification of the natural biological sciences. Nominations due January 1, 2018.

Applications for the 2018 ASN Student Research Awards, due January 31

Applications for the 2018 ASN Student Research Awards, due January 31

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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, 2018. See rest of announcement for details.

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Forthcoming Papers

“Cannibalism and infectious disease: friends or foes?”

“Cannibalism and infectious disease: friends or foes?”

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Benjamin G. Van Allen, Forrest P. Dillemuth, Andrew J. Flick, Matthew J. Faldyn, David R. Clark, Volker H. W. Rudolf, and Bret D. Elderd (Sep 2017)

Cannibalism spreads disease? Not so fast! It can be a little more complicated...

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Am Nat at 150

Am Nat at 150

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The first American Naturalist appeared in March 1867. In a countdown to the 150th anniversary, the editors have solicited short commentaries on articles from the past issues that deserve a second look. 

See them all here.

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Meetings

ASN Stand-Alone Meeting

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5-9 January 2018.

Registration starts August 1, 2017

Website: http://amnat150.org/

 

 

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Why I Am a Naturalist

Madeleine Beekman

Madeleine Beekman

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  • The University of Sydney, Professor of Behavioural Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Associate Editor, American Naturalist
Dan Nussey

Dan Nussey

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Chair of Evolutionary Ecology, Institute of Evolutionary Biology, University of Edinburgh

Associate Editor, American Naturalist

Erol Akçay

Erol Akçay

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  • Department of Biollogy, University of Pennsylvania
  • Associate Editor, American Naturalist
Sébastien Lion

Sébastien Lion

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  • CNRS Researcher, Centre d'Ecologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive, Montpellier, France
  • Associate Editor, American Naturalist