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2016 Application/Renewal

Membership Directory

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The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG), founded in 1948, is the primary professional membership organization for human genetics specialists worldwide. The Society's nearly 8,000 members include researchers, academicians, clinicians, laboratory practice professionals, genetic counselors, nurses, and others who have a special interest in the field of human genetics.


Membership Benefits


For all members:

Additional benefits for Trainees

  • Access to the Trainee Forum on Facebook or LinkedIn
  • Eligibility to be featured in a Trainee Paper Spotlight
  • Eligibility for ASHG Trainee/Travel Awards
  • Special Trainee Leadership Opportunities on ASHG committees and the Board of Directors
  • Free registration for select professional development events at the ASHG Annual Meeting


Apply/renew by mail: PRINT membership form


Discount subscriptions: List of available journals

2016 Membership Categories and Fees


  1 year 2 year 3 year 5 year 10 year

Regular (AHJG online and print)

Staff, faculty, clinicians, technicians, and other genetics professionals interested in research in human genetics or in issues pertaining to human genetics
$190 $342 $513 $855 $1710
Regular (AHJG online access only) $190 $190 $513 $855 $1710



1 year
AHJG online access and print

1 year
AHJG online access only

Regular + ESHG Membership
Staff, faculty, clinicians, and other genetics professionals joining both ASHG and the European Society of Human Genetics

$240 $240

Trainee – Resident/Clinical Fellow
Advanced-degree genetics professionals in training for clinical positions

$70 $50

Trainee – Postdoc
Advanced-degree genetics professionals working as postdoctoral fellows

$70 $50

Trainee – Graduate Student
Students working toward a post-baccalaureate degree

$70 $50

Trainee – Undergraduate Student          
Students working toward a bachelor’s degree


Retired genetics professionals who have been ASHG members for the past 5 consecutive years

$60 $0


Joint membership for two regular members in one household sharing one journal subscription

$230 $230



Member Web Portal


With the ASHG Web Portal, members and meeting registrants will be able to easily and quickly:


  • Join/renew membership
  • Update address and contact information
  • Manage email subscriptions
  • Register for upcoming meetings and retrieve receipts
  • Access to Annual Meeting session webcasts



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