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Over the last 100 years, the Journal of Heredity has established and maintained a tradition of scholarly excellence in the publication of genetics research. Virtually every major figure in the field has contributed to the journal …Find out more
2017: AGA 2015: Chromosome Evolution
Guest Editor: Catherine L. Peichel
2016: AGA 2014: Evolution & Plasticity
Organizer: Dr. Robin Waples
2015: Latin American Conservation Genetics
Guest Editors: Kathryn M. Rodríguez-Clark and Antonio Solé-Cava
2014: Speciation Continuum
Guest Editors: Kerry L. Shaw and Sean P. Mullen
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