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Membership in the Genetics Society of America (GSA) makes you part of an international community of more than 5,000 scientists committed to deepening our understanding of the living world through genetics.


GSA is the voice for those who use the tools of genetics and genomics to investigate a wide variety of biological questions and applications. Our members are working around the world to understand the foundations and principles of biology and evolution, to advance medicine, to improve agriculture, to conserve ecosystems, and make a difference.


Your membership enables the Society to advance scholarship, to bring our communities together, to foster the careers of the next generation of geneticists, to communicate the value of genetics research and model organisms, to advocate on behalf of the genetics community, and much, much more.



Member Benefits


Your membership entitles you to a number of exclusive member benefits, including the following:



  • Opportunity to receive several of the Society's annual awards
  • Ability to nominate, run for, and vote in the election of GSA officers and directors
  • Ability to serve on GSA committees
  • Subscription to the GSA e-News, an e-mail newsletter sent every two weeks that features news, resources, job listings, and other useful updates from our community.
  • Subscription to the GSA Early Career Scientist Weekly (student and postdoc members only), an e-mail newsletter featuring resources, opportunities, and job listings for our early career members.



In addition, GSA members are eligible to receive discounts and special offers from GSA partners:




As a member, you support the increasing number of activities that GSA conducts on behalf of the genetics and model organism communities including the following:


  • Advocacy in support of funding and policies that promote research and education in genetics
  • Career development and education programming across GSA conferences
  •, GSA's jobs board launched in partnership with the American Society of Human Genetics




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