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Membership Application

Application for 2013 Membership

January 1, 2013 - December 31, 2013

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. If you have any questions please contact the ASCB at (301) 347-9300 or This email 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 - $145
Postdoctoral - $66
Graduate Student - $42
Undergraduate Student - $22

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 email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at (301) 347-9324.

  • If you have never been a member of the Society before or have not submitted an abstract in 2011-2012, create an ASCB Profile (name and address)
    • If you have already created a profile but have never been a member of the Society before click here.
    • If you have been a member of the Society before, you may reinstate your membership by paying dues here.
  • Select the type of membership for which you wish to apply.
  • Provide us the background information required to process your application (e.g., birth date, degrees, publications).
  • Select optional discounted subscriptions, if desired.
  • Remit payment (MC, VISA, AMEX).

You may also fax or mail the PDF version.

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