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Join 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.


Your membership enables the Society to advance scholarship, bridge communities, advocate for researchers, foster the next generation of geneticists, and raise awareness of the value of genetics research and model organisms.


GSA members contribute to science from all around the world (2018 data).



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 activities that GSA conducts on behalf of the genetics and model organism communities including:


  • Advocacy in support of funding and policies that promote research and education in genetics
  • Professional development and education programming
  •, GSA's jobs board



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