Membership


Save on Microbe 2024

Join us for ASM Microbe 2024, one of the largest gatherings of microbiologists in the world, on June 13-17, in Atlanta, GA. This meeting brings together a global network of scientists, educators, researchers and healthcare professionals, spanning the full spectrum of microbial sciences. Only ASM members receive the lowest registration rates. Join or renew your 2024 ASM membership now and save up to $305 on ASM Microbe registration!

Membership Levels

Wherever you are in your career, ASM is here to support you and help you advance. Learn more about ASM membership levels and choose one that best fits your needs.

ASM membership runs on a calendar year basis and expires on December 31, 2024.

Full


Access to all benefits; the best option for students, professionals, or retirees.


Gain access to the benefits below:

  • Up to 40% discount on ASM Meetings
  • Up to 50% discount on author fees
  • Networking and research opportunities in ASM Connect
  • Access to travel grants and awards


  • $215 Premium
  • $125 Medical Lab Scientist
  • $105 Contributing
  • $50 Postdoctoral
  • $35 Student
  • $0 Emeritus

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Global Outreach


Full membership available to members in specifically designated countries.
See full country list.


Gain access to the benefits below:

  • Network of global ambassadors
  • Subscription to all ASM Journals
  • Up to 50% discount on author fees and 40% discount on meetings.
  • Networking and research opportunities in ASM Connect
  • Access to travel grants and awards


  • $0 Contributing
  • $0 Postdoctoral
  • $0 Student

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Basic


Introductory, online-only membership.


Gain access to the benefits below:

  • Stay connected to the microbial science community
  • Access to ASM Connect, an online community
  • Receive ASM's e-newsletter


  • $55 Supporting

Please note that supporting membership does not qualify for discounts on meetings registration fees, including ASM Microbe 2024. If you wish to receive member-exclusive registration rates, join as a full member.

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Full


Access to all benefits; the best option for students, professionals, or retirees.


Expand Benefits

Gain access to the benefits below:

  • Up to 40% discount on ASM Meetings
  • Up to 50% discount on author fees
  • Networking and research opportunities in ASM Connect
  • Access to travel grants and awards

Compare membership benefits



  • $215 Premium
  • $125 Medical Lab Scientist
  • $105 Contributing
  • $50 Postdoctoral
  • $35 Student
  • $0 Emeritus

Global Outreach


Full membership available to members in specifically designated countries.
See full country list.


Expand Benefits

Gain access to the benefits below:

  • Network of global ambassadors
  • Subscription to all ASM Journals
  • Up to 50% discount on author fees and 40% discount on meetings.
  • Networking and research opportunities in ASM Connect
  • Access to travel grants and awards

Compare membership benefits



  • $0 Contributing
  • $0 Postdoctoral
  • $0 Student

Basic


Introductory, online-only membership.


Expand Benefits

Gain access to the benefits below:

  • Stay connected to the microbial science community
  • Access to ASM Connect, an online community
  • Receive ASM's e-newsletter

Compare membership benefits



  • $55 Supporting

Please note that supporting membership does not qualify for discounts on meetings registration fees, including ASM Microbe 2024. If you wish to receive member-exclusive registration rates, join as a full member.


Compare Membership Levels

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Membership Benefits Full Global Outreach Basic
Access to ASM Journal subscriptions

One free review journal for Premium members.

Free  
Subscription to the weekly ASM NewsDigest

AI-powered service that tailors news updates, allowing you to stay informed about scientific developments important to you.

   
Save up to 50% on ASM journal publication fees

Member discount rates apply for corresponding authors. Global Outreach members may also receive waived publication fees (according to country of residence).

 
Eligibility for awards, grants, etc.  
Discounts on ASM events, books & journals  
Discounts on ASM webinars and education courses

MLS member can also access $5 CPHM webinars for CE credit.

 
ASM Salary and Benefit Information

Benchmark your salary and benefits to gain valuable insights into compensation packages across the microbiology industry.

 
Virtual Journals Club

Join ClinMicro Lab directors in discussing journal articles in clinical microbiology.

ASM Connect

An online community for networking, research, and information.

Microcosm Magazine access

ASM's member magazine, covering the microbial sciences and ASM news.

Career Connections

Unlock career opportunities in microbiology by posting your resume or taking advantage of discounted job board position postings as a member.

Practical Guidance for Clinical Microbiology (PGCM)

Are you experiencing financial hardship?

If you are experiencing financial hardship and are unable to afford membership fees for 2024, your ASM community is here to continue to support you and your science. ASM offers a one-time membership fee waiver for members experiencing financial hardship. Please contact us at  service@asmusa.org  or (202) 942-9319 for information.



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