ASBMB Member Types

The ASBMB offers the following membership types — see the criteria below for details. Applications are accepted at any time during the year.

Questions? See our Member FAQ or contact the ASBMB membership office at

Available to anyone with a doctoral degree who has published at least one paper pertaining to biochemistry or molecular biology in a refereed journal.

Available to anyone who works in industry, biotech or other fields related to the molecular life sciences with a degree in biochemistry, molecular biology or related field. Industry/biotech members have the same privileges as regular members.

Available to postdoctoral fellows (or equivalent) or early-career scientists.

Available to educators at colleges or high schools and employees of government agencies or non-profit organizations.

Available to graduate students in the biological sciences field.

Available to enrolled students pursuing bachelor's degrees.

Consider joining a student chapter to receive award and scholarship benefits.

Emeritus Membership

Available to any ASBMB regular member who is a retiree and whose member dues are current.

Contact to learn more and apply.