Important Dates

October 4
Abstract Submission and Registration Open
November 7
Workshop Application Deadline
November 15
Abstract Submission Deadline
December 21
Larry Sandler Award Application Deadline
December 31
Poster Abstract Deadline
January 10
Early Registration Deadline
February 1
Late Abstract Submission Deadline
March 5
Hotel Reservation Deadline
March 12
Poster Invite Deadline
March 20
Advance Registration Deadline
March 25
GENETICS Peer Review Workshop signup

Meeting Organizers

Michael Buszczak, Chair
Rachel Cox
Helmut Kramer
Harmit Malik

Drosophila Home      REGISTRATION: Register



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 Jan. 10
Advance Registration
Between Jan 11
and March 20
On-site Registration
Opens after March 22
GSA Member  
Regular member $342 $536 $611
Postdoc member $305 $478 $553
Graduate student member $200 $300 $355
Undergraduate member $150 $200 $235
Industry $800 $1,000 $1,200
One-Day Postdoc* Not available $350 $400
One-Day Student* Not available $250 $300
GSA Non Member   
Regular nonmember $570 $896 $971
Postdoc nonmember $412 $646 $721
Graduate student nonmember $325 $440 $507
Undergraduate nonmember $225 $325 $363
Industry $1,177 $1,377 $1,547
One-Day Postdoc* Not available $450 $518
One-Day Student* Not available $350 $400

* 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
  • All coffee breaks
  • Networking opportunities
  • Mobile App
  • Access to Professional Development programs
  • Poster invitations (members only)
  • Eligibility to be a poster award judge (members only)
  • Eligibility to win a poster award (members only)
  • And more!

Benefits of GSA Membership

  • Reduced registration fees for GSA conferences
  • Reduced publication fees in the GSA journals, GENETICS and G3
  • Individual subscription to GENETICS
  • Eligibility to apply for the Early Career Scientist Leadership and Professional Development Program
  • Eligibility to apply for the GENETICS Peer Review Training Program
  • Eligibility for travel grants and awards for students and postdocs to advance their careers
  • Eligibility to apply for GSA Career Development Symposia (students and postdocs)
  • Subscription to the GSA newsletter: e-News
  • Subscription to the GSA Early Career Scientist Weekly newsletter
  • Opportunity to receive 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
  • Inclusion in the GSA online membership directory
  • Discounts on reagents and antibodies through US Biological
  • Benefits available to members of FASEB member societies
  • Unlimited storage of articles in your personal library on PubChase
  • A voice on Capitol Hill through GSA’s advocacy efforts


Conference t-shirts are available for purchase when you register. If you purchase a shirt, you will receive it when you pick up your materials at the conference. There will also be a limited amount available for purchase on site.

Payment Options

Payment must be made by credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover) through the online registration process. Credit card payments will not be accepted by telephone or fax.

GSA does not accept purchase orders for registration payments.