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 membership@asbmb.org.




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 membership@asbmb.org to learn more and apply.