ASCB is a network of about 9,000 cell biologists in more than 62 countries. Our members benefit from being part of a worldwide community of scientists spanning all areas of cell biology.

Membership in the ASCB is open to research scientists, postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, undergraduate students, and educators. Members come from universities, colleges, professional schools, government, industry, and public and private research institutions. ASCB also offers corporate membership to companies that support the purposes of the Society.

View our different Membership Types and annual dues as well as our Benefits.

Ready to join?  You first need to create an account online. Click the Join button below to begin. If you would like to join by mailing us an application, click here to download a PDF membership application. MEMBERSHIP DUES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.

Looking to renew your dues?  Just click the Renew button below.

MyASCB is a new, customized portal tailored just for you. Once you login to the portal you can:

  • Renew your dues.
  • Sign up for AutoPay, our new automatic dues renewal option.
  • Create a payment account that can be used for ASCB transactions.
  • Update your profile and demographic information.
  • See all the ASCB initiatives (e.g., applications for awards, workshops, courses) that are open to members with your membership type.

Click on the MyASCB button below and login with your user name and password to see what’s available to you.

Don’t have a username and password? No problem. Just click here to create one.

Issues or questions about MyASCB portal? Contact ASCB Membership at 301-347-9324, or email Membership.

Expand your network, find collaborators. Our online directory allows you to find scientists with similar areas of focus or research. Search by name, institution, or geographic location.

The directory is available to current ASCB members only. To use the online directory, click on the Directory button below and enter your user name and password.

Corporate members are a vital part of the global scientific community. Your support helps to advance the mission of the ASCB, while it increases your visibility in the research community and helps build your business.

ASCB ambassadors are the local voice of the Society, promoting ASCB membership and the Annual Meeting as well as initiatives such as awards, local meetings, and career development opportunities.