Important Dates

October 29
Abstract Submission
Registration Open
November 15
Tshirt Design Submissions
December 5
Abstract Submission Deadline
Early Registration Deadline
December 6
Abstract Revision Deadline
January 31
Housing Reservation Deadline

Meeting Organizers

Luis M. Corrochano,
Universidad de Sevilla

Xiaorong Lin,
University of Georgia

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The conference is sold out. Thank you for your interest in the meeting. We hope you will be able to join us in 2021.


2019 Membership is needed to receive the Genetics Society of America (GSA) member rates. Join today and begin receiving benefits immediately. Membership has many benefits, including discounted meeting fees. Registration fees do not include housing or meals.

Registration Fees - All fees shown in US dollars 

Housing reservations must be made directly with Asilomar Conference Grounds.

Registration Category Early Registration
by December 5
Advance Registration
Between December 6
and March 8
On-site Registration
Opens after March 11
2019 GSA Member (join today for 2019)  
Regular member $395 $495 $645
Postdoc member $280 $380 $530
Graduate student member $240 $340 $490
Undergraduate member $230 $330 $480
Industry $700 $800 $950
GSA Non Member   
Regular nonmember $620 $720 $870
Postdoc nonmember $425 $525 $675
Graduate student nonmember $360 $460 $610
Undergraduate nonmember $350 $450 $600
Industry $977 $1,077 $1,227
GENETICS Peer Review Training Workshop $80    
16th International Aspergillus Meeting $90    
Dothideomycetes Genomics Workshop $40    
Fusarium Workshop $40    
Rust Workshop $40    
Ustilago-Smut Convergence Workshop $50    


Registration Fee Includes

  • Access to four plenary sessions
  • Access to twenty-eight concurrent sessions
  • Three poster sessions
  • Exhibits
  • Perkins/Metzenberg Lecture
  • Mobile App
  • Access to lunchtime workshops
  • Ability to register for pre-meeting workshops
  • 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
  • Opening and Closing Receptions
  • Access to professional development programs

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


Meeting T-shirts will be available for purchase on the online registration form. The shirts will be $20 and may be picked up when attendees register at the meeting. There will be a limited amount available for purchase at the meeting.

T-shirt Logo Design Competition

Logo designs are being solicited for the program book cover and T-shirt. Please submit your original artwork by November 15.

Logo Design Submission instructions:

  1. The artwork should be a black and white design
  2. The artwork should be a pdf file
  3. Submit online

The winner will be notified by December 18.

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.