Become a Member

Click here to view Membership Categories, Annual Dues and Benefits.

Refer a Colleague to ASCB and Get Rewarded!

Recommend ASCB membership to your colleagues by September 30 and in return both you and they will enjoy special “thank-you” rewards for helping to grow the Society. All new members will receive a $10 Amazon gift card, and you will receive the following rewards as well:

  • $10 Amazon gift card for each member recruited;
  • 1-year complimentary ASCB membership for recruiting 5 or more members; and
  • Complimentary registration to the ASCB|EMBO Annual Meeting for recruiting 10 or more members.

Be sure your referrals provide us with your name when completing the online application.

Who Our Members Are

The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) is proud to be the professional community for:

  • Research scientists
  • Postdoctoral fellows
  • Educators (community college instructors)
  • Graduate students
  • Undergraduate students

What ASCB Membership Does for You

ASCB members can connect and collaborate in a variety of ways, all with shared goals of advancing the field of cell biology. With nearly 8,000 members in more than 60 countries, ASCB members work in a variety of settings, promoting research and teaching the next generation in institutions of higher education, government, industry, and public and private research institutions.

Membership in ASCB includes subscriptions to the ASCB Newsletter, the journals Molecular Biology of the Cell and CBE—Life Sciences Education, and the e-newsletter ASCB Pathways. Other benefits include member discounts on annual meeting registration and poster abstract fees, professional development programs and recognition opportunities, and access to the online member directory.

ASCB membership runs on a calendar year basis, expiring each December 31. Membership dues are nonrefundable.

Membership Quick Links

Become a Member

Click here to view Membership Categories, Annual Dues and Benefits.