Future TCS Meetings 22–25 May 2018: TCS mid-year meeting with the International Crustacean Congress IX, Smithsonian Institution and Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel, Washington, DC, USA [http://www.birenheide.com/ICC2018/index.php]. Symposia thus far announced: Adaptations to Life in the Deep Sea and Caves. Organizers: Tammy Frank (NOVA Southeastern University, USA; firstname.lastname@example.org), Karen Osborn (Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, USA; email@example.com), and Megan Porter (University of Hawai’i at Mānoa, USA; firstname.lastname@example.org). Close Encounters of the Crustacean Kind: Interactions with Other Animals. Organizers: Bronwyn Williams and Patricia Weaver (North Carolina Museum of Natural History, USA; email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org). Conservation Biology of Freshwater Crustaceans. Organizers: Tadashi Kawai (Wakkanai Fisheries Research Institution, Japan; email@example.com) and Christopher Rogers (University of Kansas, USA; firstname.lastname@example.org). Crustacean Biodiversity in the Neotropics. Organizers: Rafael Lemaitre (Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, USA; email@example.com) and Marcos Tavares (Museu de Zoologia, Universidade de São Paulo, Germany; firstname.lastname@example.org). Crustaceans and Climate Change. Organizers: Angelika Brandt (Senckenberg Research Institute and Natural History Museum, Frankfurt, Germany; email@example.com), Jonathon Stillman (Romberg Tiburon Center and San Francisco State University, USA; firstname.lastname@example.org). Crustacean Feeding and Nutrition. Organizers: Reinhard Saborowski (Alfred Wegener Institut, Germany; Reinhard.Saborowski@awi.de), Arturo Sánchez-Paz (Centro de Investigaciones Biológicas del Noroeste, Mexico; email@example.com), Stuart Linton (Deakin University, Australia; Stuart.Linton@deakin.edu). Crustacean Paleobiology. Organizers: Rodney Feldmann and Carrie Schweitzer (Kent State University; firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com). Form and Function in Crustacean Morphology. Organizers: Stefan Richter (Universität Rostock, Germany; firstname.lastname@example.org) and Tomonari Kaji (Unversity of Alberta, Canada; email@example.com). In Honor of Horton H. Hobbs III: Contributions and Legacy in Crustacean Biology. Organizer: Megan Porter (University of Hawai’i at Mānoa, USA; firstname.lastname@example.org). Interactions in Crustacean Mesoherbivore Communities. Organizers: Jan Beermann and Lars Gutow (Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research, Germany; Jan.Beermann@awi.de, Lars.Gutow@awi.de). Marine Chelicerate Biology. Organizers: John A. Fornshell (Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, USA; FornshellJ@si.edu) Molecular Insights: The Genomic Revolution in Crustacean Biology. Organizers: Heather Bracken-Grissom (Florida International University, USA; email@example.com) and Joanna Wolfe (MIT, USA; firstname.lastname@example.org). The Adaptable Blue Crab, Callinectes sapidus. Organizers: Eric Schott, Louis Plough (University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, USA; email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org), and Matthew Ogburn (Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, USA; email@example.com). Too Few, Too Many, or Just Right: Causes and Consequences of Sex Ratio Variation. Organizers: Martin Thiel (Facultad de Ciencias del Mar, Universidad Católica del Norte, Coquimbo, Chile; firstname.lastname@example.org) and Christine Ewers-Saucedo (Zoologisches Museum der Christian-Albrechts Universität, Kiel, Germany; email@example.com). 3–7 January 2019: Meeting with the Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology (SICB), Tampa, Florida, USA 26–30 May 2019: TCS mid-year meeting, The Chinese University of Hong Kong OBITUARY John J. McDermott, Ph.D. (1927–2017), charter and patron member of The Crustacean Society. His research included the first report of the introduced Asian shore crab Hemigrapsus sanguineus on the east coast of the United States. He also documented the spread of the species and reported on various aspects of its biology. A classic invertebrate zoologist, he investigated a wide range of taxa including nemertean predators and symbionts of crustaceans. RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS AND TRAVEL GRANTS OPPORTUNITIES FOR TCS MEMBERS The Crustacean Society (TCS) annually awards fellowships and travel awards in several categories. Applicants for all awards must be TCS members, and in the case of student awards, their faculty sponsor/mentor must also be a TCS member at the time of application. FELLOWSHIPS IN GRADUATE STUDIES TCS annually awards up to six US$1,000 fellowships in graduate studies in any field on the biology of crustaceans. The fellowship is to support the research objectives and career goals of the student and requires a letter of support from their faculty sponsor or mentor. EARLY-CAREER, POST-PH.D. TRAVEL AWARDS TCS annually awards up to three US$1,500 travel grants for early-career researchers with a Ph.D. awarded within 5 years of the application deadline. Extension of up to 8 years post-Ph.D. will be considered at the discretion of the Program Officer for applicants having taken a career break for family reasons. The grants shall cover travel to present, preferably in an oral session, results of their research in any field of study involving crustaceans at a TCS meeting (SICB, mid-year meeting, or the International Crustacean Congress IX in Washington, DC). Applications that will result in a manuscript suitable for publication in Journal of Crustacean Biology will be given preference. STUDENT TRAVEL AWARDS TCS annually awards a maximum of ten (10) US$500 awards to support student attendance at TCS meetings (mid-year, SICB, or the International Crustacean Congress IX in Washington, DC). Applicants must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program, be the presenter of an oral or poster presentation at the TCS meeting they attend and demonstrate financial need for TCS support of travel to the meeting. DEADLINES FOR APPLICATION 7 March 2018 for ICC9 15 September 2018 for Winter meeting For additional information: Dr. Benny K.K. Chan, Program Officer firstname.lastname@example.org © The Author(s) 2018. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of The Crustacean Society. All rights reserved. For permissions, please e-mail: email@example.com
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