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Membership Application

Application for 2013-2014 Membership

October 1, 2013 - December 31, 2014

The following Membership Application may be submitted online (credit card only) or printed and sent to the ASCB. Regardless of submission method, ASCB membership requires receipt of applicable signature(s) and approval by Council. Applications will be reviewed for approval on a monthly basis. Note: As a member applicant you will have immediate full member benefits. If you have any questions please contact the ASCB at (301) 347-9300 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Annual Dues

Dues include subscription to Molecular Biology of the Cell in electronic format.

Regular - $181
Postdoctoral - $83
Graduate Student - $53
Undergraduate Student - $28

Membership Information

Membership in the Society is open to scientists who share the Society’s purposes to promote and develop the field of cell biology and who have educational or research experience in cell biology or an allied field.

Qualifications for Regular or Postdoctoral Membership

The applicant must hold a PhD, MD, or an equivalent degree, or must have equivalent experience. Postdoctoral members must be actively engaged in a training program. The maximum duration of postdoctoral membership is four years.

Qualifications for Graduate Student Membership

The applicant must be a doctoral candidate or working toward completion of a master's degree. The application must be endorsed by the dissertation advisor.

Qualifications for Undergraduate Student Membership

The applicant must be working toward completion of a bachelor’s degree, or be a recent graduate within two years of degree conferral. The applicant must be enrolled as an undergraduate student, or have been a recent graduate within two years of degree conferral.

Application Process Overview

Previously Applied?

If you have previously applied for membership and your dues have lapsed, please do not apply again.

Instead contact the This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it at (301) 347-9324.

  • Determine your membership status
    • I have never applied for membership or logged into the ASCB system. Click here to verify your identity and begin the membership process.
    • I am an existing ASCB Non-member (Lapsed) OR I have previously started a membership application. Click here to login and continue to the membership application.
  • Complete your profile information (note: some fields are required).
  • Select the membership level for which you wish to apply.
  • Provide us the experience and education information required to process your application (e.g., birth year, degrees, publications).
  • Choose your major research interest (note: at least one major research interest is required).
  • Review your selection.
  • Remit payment (MC, VISA, AMEX).

You may also fax or mail the PDF version.

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