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Science: Biology: Professional Associations

Professional Organizations

American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB)

The Society's purpose is to advance the science of biochemistry and molecular biology through publication of scientific and educational journals: the Journal of Biological Chemistry, Molecular & Cellular Proteomics,  and the Journal of Lipid Research, organization of scientific meetings, advocacy for funding of basic research and education, support of science education at all levels, and promoting the diversity of individuals entering the scientific workforce.

American Society for Cell Biology

The Society's purpose is to promote and develop the field of cell biology. Its objectives are achieved through the scholarly dissemination of research at its Annual Meeting and Summer Meetings and in its publications. The ASCB strives to ensure the future of basic scientific research by providing training and development opportunities for students and young investigators, and also by keeping Congress and the American public informed about the importance of biomedical research.

American Society for Microbiology

 The mission of the American Society for Microbiology is to advance the microbiological sciences as a vehicle for understanding life processes and to apply and communicate this knowledge for the improvement of health and environmental and economic well-being worldwide.

American Society of Human Genetics

ASHG serves research scientists, health professionals, and the public by providing forums to share research results at annual meetins and in The American Journal of Human Genetics; advance genetic research by advocating for research support, enhance genetics education by preparing future professionals and informing the public, and promote genetic services and support responsible social and scientific policies.

Animal Behavior Society

The Animal Behavior Society is a non-profit scientific society, founded to encourage and promote the study of animal behavior.

Endocrine Society

The Society works to foster a greater understanding of endocrinology amongst the general public and practitioners of complementary medical disciplines and to promote the interests of all endocrinologists at the national scientific research and health policy levels of government.