Important Dates

22-Feb-2018: Registration Open
18-May-2018: Author Assignments

Meeting Organizers

Chad Pearson
University of Colorado, Denver

Martin Simon
Saarland University, Germany

Naomi Stover
Bradley University

Ciliate Home      REGISTRATION: Fees


Membership in the Genetics Society of America (GSA) has many benefits, including discounted meeting fees.

Registration fees do not include housing or meals.

Registration Fee Table - All fees shown in US dollars

Registration Category Early Registration
by May 30
Advance Registration
Between May 31
and July 13
On-site Registration
Opens after July 14
GSA Member  
Regular member $640 $740 $840
Postdoc member $610 $710 $810
Graduate student member $595 $695 $795
Undergraduate member $560 $660 $760
Industry $835 $935 $1,035
One-Day Postdoc* Not available Not available $300
One-Day Student* Not available Not available $275
GSA Nonmember/Affiliate  
Regular nonmember $865 $965 $1,065
Postdoc nonmember $730 $830 $930
Graduate student nonmember $690 $790 $890
Undergraduate nonmember $635 $735 $835
Industry $1,140 $1,240 $1,340
One-Day Postdoc* Not available Not available $400
One-Day Student* Not available Not available $375

* One day registrations are available only as a space allows and will be valid for only the day selected (Wednesday, Thursday or Friday). If you want to attend any of the sessions on Tuesday, Saturday or Sunday you will need to purchase a full registration.

Registration Fee Includes

  • Entrance to plenary sessions
  • Access to poster presentations
  • Program Book with session listings, presenting author index, and program schedule
  • PDF of abstract book
  • Opportunity to network with colleagues from around the world
  • Opening Reception
  • Morning and afternoon coffee breaks

Benefits of GSA Membership

  • Reduced registration fees for the GSA meetings
  • Reduced publication fees in the GENETICS and G3 journal
  • Subscription to GENETICS and G3
  • Subscription to the GSA newsletter: e-News
  • Subscription to the GSA Early Career Scientist Weekly newsletter (student and postdoc members only)
  • Eligibility for travel grants and awards for students and postdocs to advance their careers
  • Eligibility to apply for GSA Career Development Symposia (for students and postdocs)
  • Opportunity to receive the Society's annual awards
  • Ability to nominate, run for, and vote in the election of GSA officers and directors
  • Eligibility to apply for the Early Career Scientist Leadership Program
  • Eligibility to apply for the GENETICS Peer Review Training Program
  • Ability to serve on GSA committees
  • Inclusion in the GSA online membership directory
  • Discounts on a wide assortment of reagents and antibodies
  • A voice on Capitol Hill through GSA’s advocacy efforts
  • And more! See the GSA website for the full list.

Payment Options

You may register for the meeting online with a credit card, or you may mail in an early registration form. The mailed registration form will only be processed if accompanied by payment. Keep a copy for your records.

Online: Your registration receipt and confirmation will be automatically e-mailed to you after a successful submission. The Genetics Society of America accepts the following credit cards: Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express.

Mail: Complete the form online, print it out and mail the form with payment to the GSA office. Send the form with a check or credit card information to the following address: Ciliate Conference Registration, Genetics Society of America, 9650 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD, 20814.

GSA does not accept purchase orders for registration payments.