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Meeting Organizers

Fernando Pardo-Manuel de Villena - Chair
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Dmitri Petrov - Co-Chair
Stanford University

Matthew Hahn
Indiana University

Hopi Hoekstra
Harvard University

Lauren M. McIntyre
University of Florida

Matt Rockman
New York University



Membership in the Genetics Society of America (GSA) has many benefits, including discounted meeting fees. Registration fees do not include housing.

Registration Category Early Registration
by Feb. 15
Advance Registration
Between February 16
and May 4 (if available)
On-site Registration

Opens after May 4 (if available)

GSA Member  
Regular member $505 $808 $883
Postdoc member $440 $704 $779
Graduate student member $240 $384 $459
Undergraduate member $150 $205 $310
Industry $800 $1,000 $1,200
One-Day Student/Postdoc* Not available $200 $200
GSA Non Member/Affiliate  
Regular nonmember $730 $1,168 $1,243
Postdoc nonmember $558 $893 $968
Graduate student nonmember $335 $536 $612
Undergraduate nonmember $225 $360 $435
Industry $1,077 $1,277 $1,477
One-Day Student/Postdoc* Not available $300 $300
Special Events (registration required)      
New Faculty Forum $100    
Peer Review Workshop (2 parts) $75    
Mixer on Lake Mendota $50    
Publishing Q & A Complimentary    

* One day registrations are available only as a space allows and will be valid for only the day selected (Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday).

Registration Fee Includes

  • Participation in all scientific platform sessions
  • Three Keynote addresses
  • Access to poster presentations and exhibits
  • Program Book with session listings, presenting author index, exhibitor list and program schedule
  • PDF of abstract book
  • GSA Publishing Presentation
  • Breakfast and lunch Monday-Wednesday
  • 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.

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.