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Renew Your Membership for 2022!

Be sure to renew  by December 31 in order to continuing enjoying the benefits of ASCB membership.

As a member of the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB), you know the Society provides many advantages to researchers like you—opportunities to network with professional peers, access to career development programs, and discounts on ASCB meeting fees.


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-newsletters ASCB Pathways and ASCB Newsbrief. 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.

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