home page

Membership Benefits


  • Molecular Biology of the Cell (MBoC)—the ASCB's peer-reviewed science journal, published twice monthly. Get member page discounts when you publish in MBoC.
  • CBE—Life Sciences Education (LSE)—the ASCB's quarterly education journal, publishes peer-reviewed research articles, features, and reviews that help life science educators improve their teaching.
  • The ASCB Newsletter, published 11 times per year, provides information on funding opportunities, public policy, careers, meetings and other topics of interest.


  • iBiology provides scientific and educational videos of interest to students and educators at all levels.
  • The ASCB Science Navigator: identify scientific experts, trace the basic research behind clinical trials, or sort the latest scientific news through this three-in-one science intelligence source.
  • The ASCB Kaluza Prize supported by Beckman Coulter honoring excellence in graduate student research.
  • New in 2014: Managing Science in the Biotech Industry: An Intensive Course for Students and Postdocs, offered in collaboration with the Keck Graduate Institute in Claremont, California., June 16-27.

Career Services

Scientific Meetings

  • Funding for graduate students and postdocs to organize one-day local meetings at their institution.
  • Discounted registration for the ASCB Annual Meeting.
  • Travel and childcare awards to enable members to attend the Annual Meeting.


  • A strong voice in Washington, DC, for research funding.
  • Opportunities to make your voice heard on national and international research funding and science policy issues
  • Hill Days to bring scientists face-to-face with their Representatives on Capitol Hill.
  • Public Policy Alerts provided in each issue of the ASCB Newsletter.


  • Up-to-date notices and information about awards and grants available.
  • Nomination privileges for ASCB Awards


Special Discounts

  • Discounts on other science journals
  • Discounts offered to ASCB members by Life Science Suppliers
  • Avis and Hertz rental car discounts
  • GEICO Direct auto, homeowners, condo/rental, and boat insurance (U.S. only)
  • Discounts on ASCB books and merchandise.

facebook twitter1 youtube linkedin