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9th ISFE

POSTPONED TO 4th -8th September 2022


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

  • Call for the nomination of the ISFE vice-President

    27 June 2020 by

    The ISFE is seeking nominations for the position of Vice-President (VP). As the ISFE moves into its next phase, the VP will be appointed for a 4-year term (2020-2024), with the intention of assuming the position of President (2024-2028) at the termination of our international meeting in 2024.  Along with the President, the Vice-President is responsible… Read more

  • The 9th ISFE taking place in Faro is postponed to 4th -8th September 2022 !

    19 June 2020 by

    Due to the coronavirus situation, the congress organised in collaboration with the European Society for Comparative Endocrinology and supposed to be held at Faro in 2020, has also been postponed. As the international situation is still uncertain it is premature to make more detailed plans at present. We will keep you posted as relevant new information becomes… Read more

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