Membership Information

Join more than eleven hundred professionals in the field of extracellular matrix science world-wide, as a member of the American Society of Matrix Biology. Membership is open to individuals who have educational, research, clinical, and/or patient advocacy roles in the field of extracellular matrix biology or an allied field and to other interested members of the public. ASMB is dedicated to fostering a diverse, welcoming, and accessible community.  If membership dues present an obstacle to joining, please contact the business office to discuss a waiver.

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Benefits of Membership:

  • Mentoring Program
  • Discounts on registration fees to the ASMB Biennial Meeting and ASMB workshops
  • Receive society newsletters with article reviews and summaries
  • Free posting of job positions, meetings, or other events of interest to the society members
  • Discount on article processing charges for Matrix Biology and Matrix Biology Plus
  • Partner links to numerous other societies and valuable scientific resources
  • Opportunities to submit abstracts for biennial meeting presentations
  • Biennial meeting award eligibility
  • Eligibility to run for Council positions and help direct the society
  • Discounts on subscriptions to Matrix Biology (print and online)
  • Access to list and view career opportunities within the community
  • Make valuable professional connections with junior and senior researchers
  • Receive a discount off retail pricing of Biology of Extracellular Matrix volume published by Elsevier. Click here for more information about journal subscriptions.


Student and Post-Doc Membership

For the purpose of membership and registration rates, ASMB offers reduced rates to all students who wish to become members, regardless of whether they are undergraduates, enrolled in Masters, PhD or clinical doctorate programs such as MD, DVM, DO, DPT or DMD. The reduced rates are also available to post-doctoral or other graduate trainees, such as medical residents, fellows or others whose status can reasonably be judged to be "in-training" in academia. Applicants holding transitional faculty positions such as Research Assistant Professor, Lecturer, Instructor, and Assistant Professor and above, or applicants with a comparable appointment in a for-profit entity are not eligible for reduced rates.

Sustaining Members

Show your support of ASMB and matrix biology by extending your due with tax-deductible gift to the society. Sustaining members will receive a lovely placard, suitable for framing, and a statement verify the deductible portion of your payment. All funds collected from sustained membership will go to support Travel Awards for students and trainees – thus, your gift will have a real impact on the future of our field!

Membership Fees

 Full Member    $150
 Full 2 Year Member    $275
 Student/Post Doc Member    $75
 Student/Post Doc 2 Year Member    $125
 Sustaining Member    $250
 Sustaining 2 Year Member    $400
 Corporate Member    $5,000
 Optional 1 Year Subscription to Matrix Biology (print and online)    $150
 Optional 1 Year Subscription to Matrix Biology (online only)    $75


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