Member Benefits

Why Join ASCB?

ASCB helps you excel at all stages of your scientific career through networking, professional development, meetings, journals, and leadership opportunities. When you become an ASCB member, you join 8,000 fellow scientists in 62 countries all working to advance scientific discovery in the field of cell biology.

The collective voice of ASCB advocates for

  • Increased funding for science
  • Fair research assessment
  • Increased diversity in the scientific workforce
  • Other issues important to our members

Member Benefits

When you join you gain access to the following benefits:

  • A network of 8,000 scientists
    • Access to the Membership Directory
  • Discounted abstract and registration fees for the ASCB|EMBO Meeting and others
  • Member-only funding and recognition
    • Honorific awards recognize professional achievement at all career stages
    • Grants for outreach projects
    • Grants to travel to the ASCB|EMBO Meeting and fund for students and postdocs to organize local meetings
  • Career enhancement programs
    • ASCB job board
    • Webinars and live events
    • One-on-one online CV review
    • Workshops and special mentoring programs on topics from transitioning to biotech to engaging in active learning
  • Leadership opportunities
    • Participate on committees and task forces and boost your CV and network
    • Capitol Hill visits
    • Share your expertise
  • Discounted journals
  • Discounted car insurance from Geico