Next meeting

9th ISFE

6-10 September 2020


The ISFE promotes the study of hormones and hormone actions in fishes, including hagfish, lampreys, cartilaginous fishes, lobed-finned fishes and ray-finned fishes, and aims at dynamizing interactions among fish endocrinologists and encouraging young scientists.


The mission of the ISFE is to promote the study of hormones and hormone actions in fishes. This includes topics in growth, adaptation, reproduction, stress, immunity, …


The 1st International symposium on Fish Endocrinology (ISFE) was organized in 1988 by Professor Richard (Dick) E. Peter and Peter K. Pang in …


The ISFE is registered in France under the French law as a non profit organization. It is directed by an executive office composed of Penny Swanson, ,…


By becoming a member, you will contribute to the development of the field while benefiting from an international network of fish endocrinologists.

 Full and life members are eligible to be nominated for ISFE international council. Young investigators are eligible to apply for ISFE research scholarships, conference travel and presentation awards distributed at each quadriennal meeting.

Membership dues will be used ONLY to help organizing quadriennal meetings and supporting young investigators through travel awards and research scholarships.

Last News

  • The 9th ISFE will finally be hold in September 2020 at Faro, Portugal.

    15 February 2020 by

    Because of the corona virus outbreak, the 9th ISFE to be held in Guangzhou was cancelled. However, the European Society for Comparative Endocrinology and the International Society for Fish Endocrinology decided to join forces and to hold the CECE2020 and the 9Th ISFE together. The event will take place the 6-10 September 2020, at the University of Algarve,… Read more

  • Next ISFE2020 in Guanghzou canceled due to the Coronavirus

    8 February 2020 by

    It is a sad news and it has been a difficult decision to make by the organizers. Unfortunately, because of the Coronavirus which is spreading in China and several other countries, the organizers have decided to cancel the next ISFE meeting taking place in Guanghzou in China during June 2020. For now, discussions are in… Read more

  • 5 selected speakers for the plenary lectures for the ISFE2020

    6 December 2019 by

    Professor Yonathan Zohar and Professor Shinji Kanda (see below) have respectively been selected for the RE Peter and Yaoshitaka Nagahama lectureships for the 9th ISFE in Ghangzhou. Professor Yonathan ZoharInstitute of Marine and Environmental TechnologyUniversity of MarylandBaltimore, MD 21202, USA Professor Shinji KandaLaboratory of PhysiologyThe University of TokyoJapan Each of them will give a plenary lecture as three others scientists… Read more

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