Important Dates

January 15
Workshop Proposal Deadline
February 7
Abstract Submission Opens
March 20
Registration Opens
March 28
Abstract Submission Deadline
March 29
Abstract Revision Deadline
April 30
Early Registration Deadline
May 15
Housing Reservation Deadline

Conference Organizers

Julie Ahringer
University of Cambridge, UK

Michael Koelle
Yale University

C. elegans Home      REGISTRATION: Register


Attendees can access their registration at any time to:

  • Update contact information
  • Print registration receipt
  • Email confirmation
  • Add events, if available


Membership in the Genetics Society of America (GSA) has many benefits, including discounted meeting fees. Registration fees do not include housing or meals. Registration will open March 20.

Registration Fees - All fees shown in US dollars

Registration Category Early Registration
by April 30
Advance Registration
Between May 1
and June 17
On-site Registration
Opens June 20
GSA Member  
Regular member $340 $440 $590
Postdoc member $250 $350 $500
Graduate student member $210 $310 $460
Undergraduate member $205 $305 $455
Industry $800 $900 $1,050
One-Day Postdoc* Not available Not available $360
One-Day Student* Not available Not available $320
GSA Non Member   
Regular nonmember $565 $665 $815
Postdoc nonmember $390 $490 $640
Graduate student nonmember $330 $430 $580
Undergraduate nonmember $285 $385 $535
Industry $1,075 $1,175 $1,325
One-Day Postdoc* Not available Not available $500
One-Day Student* Not available Not available $440

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

Registration Fee Includes

  • Access to five plenary sessions
  • Access to twelve concurrent sessions
  • Keynote Address
  • Three poster sessions
  • Mobile App
  • Attendee organized workshops
  • Worm Art Show 
  • Worm Variety Show (Yes, they are back!)
  • Professional development workshops
  • Publishing Q&A
  • Ability to register for pre-meeting workshops
  • Access to GENETICS and G3 editors
  • Access to Exhibits
  • Program book with session listings, presenting author index, exhibitor list, and program schedule
  • PDF of abstract book
  • Morning and afternoon coffee breaks
  • Opening and Closing Receptions

Benefits of GSA Membership

  • Reduced registration fees for the GSA meetings
  • 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 $10 and may be picked up when attendees register at the meeting. There will be a limited amount available for purchase at the meeting.

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.