How to Organize a Chapter

There are many opportunities for your chapter to organize activities, connect with other chapters and get involved with the ASBMB community.


Recruit new members
Keep your chapter active by recruiting new members.

Promote undergraduate research
Student Chapters members may apply for exclusive funding to support their summer research projects.

Organize outreach events
Raise awareness about science in your community. Your chapter also can participate in the ASBMB Student Chapters Day of Service.

Support high school science fairs
Chapters can support local science fairs by judging or applying for award funding from the ASBMB.

Organize regional meetings
Host a regional meeting to network with other schools and chapters and showcase your research. Funding from the ASBMB also supports awards to administer at the meeting.

Attend the ASBMB annual meeting
Chapter members receive funding to present their research at the annual meeting.

Organize journal clubs
Learn how to present and evaluate research articles with your fellow chapter members.

Contribute to The Substrate
Submit articles about chapter activities, trends in scientific research and more.