Join the ABCD! Become an active member of our community and enjoy the high quality and lively attendance of our scientific events. ABCD members have privileged access to meetings, courses, fellowship programs and platforms to search for job and funding opportunities. Most importantly, ABCD members belong to a community sharing the values of rigorous science and the recognition and promotion of scientific merit, above and beyond geographical origins and academic status.
1. Regular Member
Eligible members hold an academic degree in biology, biotechnology, medicine or related disciplines and have a track record of at least three publications in internationally referenced scientific journals during the last five years.
➼ Yearly membership fee is 50 €.
➼ Join now as regular member through the online application form.
2. Junior Member
Eligible members earned their Master's degree (or equivalent degree) not earlier than five years prior to application. Requests for application need to be supplemented by a support letter written by a regular ABCD member.
➼ Yearly membership can be renewed for up to five years. Starting from January 1, 2016, there will be a yearly membership fee of 15 €.
➼ Join now as junior member through the online application form.
3. ABCD-ASCB Junior Co-member
ABCD and the American Society of Cell Biology (ASCB) have signed an agreement to create the status of junior co-member of both Societies. Requirements for membership are the same as for ABCD Junior Members. By becoming a ABCD-ASCB Junior Co-member you earn the benefits given to junior scientists by both societies, including travel fellowships, discounted meeting attendance fees, free subscription to Molecular Biology of the Cell, eligibility for junior scientists awards and many others.
➼ Yearly membership can be renewed for up to five years. For Fiscal Year 2015, the yearly co-membership fee is promotionally offered at 12.5 €. Starting from January 1, 2016, there will be a yearly co-membership fee of 25 €.
➼ Join now as ASCB-ABCD junior co-member member through the online application form.
4. Honorary Member
Honorary membership status is conferred to emeritus scientists who gave relevant contributions to the field of cell and molecular biology. Honorary members are proposed by the ABCD managing board and endorsed by all regular members.
➼ Yearly membership is free and permanent.
5. Supporting Member
This status is meant to allow the participation of companies and sponsors to the activities of ABCD. Individuals representing the sponsoring establishment are eligible.
➼ Yearly membership is free and can be renewed upon request. While the supporting members do not have the right to vote, they earn all other benefits of an ABCD membership, such as discounts on ABCD initiatives and access to the reserved areas of the website.