The Washington Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit will be celebrating its 45th Anniversary and hosting its annual student presentation this Thursday, Sept. 27. The event will have a great line-up of student presentations–something for everyone. Students will be competing for the Gilbert and Pat Pauley Award for best presentation.
A Keynote Address will be given by Dr. Brian Kertson, a recent Unit graduate and the Large Carnivore Specialist for the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.Read more
University of Washington Press will release SAFS alum and guest lecturer Dean Adams’ book Four Thousand Hooks on Oct. 1, 2012. Join Adams on Oct. 7 to celebrate the arrival of Four Thousand Hooks—a true story of fishing and coming of age on the high seas of Alaska— a view like no other, into the culture and lifestyle of Alaska fishermen.Read more
On October 2 at 12:30 p.m., SAFS Affiliate Professor Fred Utter will give a presentation entitled The Role of Molecular Genetics in Fisheries Management:
Historical Perspectives in FSH 203.
Fred Utter, Ph. D., is an affiliate professor in the School of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences at the University of Washington. Considered the founding father of fishery genetics, in 1959 he began work in the ancestor laboratory of the NOAA Northwest Fisheries Science Center fishery genetics laboratory, of which he became the head in 1969.