Four American Association of Anthropological Genetics’ (AAAG) Outstanding Trainee Presentation Awards will be given out this year. The Outstanding Trainee Presentations in Anthropological Genetics (OTPAG) prizes are given for the best poster and podium presentations at the HBA or AAPA annual meetings.  Each awardee (one each for best student poster, student podium presentation, post-doc poster, and post-doc podium presentation) will receive a $200 cash prize and a one-year subscription to AAAG’s official journal Human Biology. Student or postdoc presenters who meet the following two requirements are eligible for consideration:

You are the lead author of a presentation on the topic of anthropological genetics and you are the one presenting (either podium or poster).

If you are unsure of your current membership status, please email Ellen Quillen.

Email President Abigail Bigham by April 1, 2016 to be considered, and include your presentation title, abstract, and the time and date of your presentation in your email. Please forward this announcement to any trainees you know who may be interested.