Meeting Organizers

Tin Tin Su, Chair
Gio Bosco
Pamela Geyer
Noah K. Whiteman

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Registration has closed. The next conference will be the 60th Annual Drosophila Research Conference, March 27–31, 2019.


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 Feb. 1
Advance Registration
Between February 2
and April 2
On-site Registration
Opens after April 5
GSA Member  
Regular member $335 $536 $611
Postdoc member $299 $478 $553
Graduate student member $175 $280 $355
Undergraduate member $100 $160 $235
Industry $700 $900 $1,100
One-Day Student/Postdoc* Not available $200 $200
GSA Non Member/Affiliate  
Regular nonmember $560 $896 $971
Postdoc nonmember $404 $646 $721
Graduate student nonmember $270 $432 $507
Undergraduate nonmember $180 $288 $363
Industry $977 $1,177 $1,347
One-Day Student/Postdoc* Not available $300 $300

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

Registration Fee Includes

  • Participation in all scientific platform sessions
  • Keynote address
  • Entrance to 12 plenary sessions
  • Access to all workshops
  • 24-hour Access to 700+ poster presentations
  • Entrance to Exhibits
  • Program Book with session listings, presenting author index, exhibitor list and program schedule
  • PDF of abstract book
  • GSA Publishing Presentation
  • Morning and afternoon coffee breaks
  • Networking opportunities
  • Mobile App
  • And more!

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.