HOW TO JOIN
The American Society for Neurochemistry has five (5) membership classes. These categories are defined by the Membership Committee on the basis of the following criteria:
Ordinary Member: Investigators in the field of neurochemistry or related fields that reside in the Western Hemisphere. ASN members can also apply for complimentary International Society for Neurochemistry (ISN) membership.
A 50% discount is available for all Ordinary Members residing in Mexico, Central America, South America, US Possessions and the Caribbean.
Corresponding Member: Investigators in the field of neurochemistry who have contributed meritorious original work to the field, but are not residents of the Western Hemisphere. The same membership application guidelines as those for an Ordinary Membership are in effect.
Discounts may be available for Corresponding Members who reside in Lower and Upper Middle Income Countries on a case-by-case basis. Application for membership in the International Society for Neurochemistry (ISN) is also encouraged.
Post-Doctoral Member: Available for up to 5 years after the awarding of first doctoral degree. Considered an Ordinary Member with the exception of holding an elected office in the Society. The same membership application guidelines as those for an Ordinary Membership are in effect. The following titles and research roles are not eligible for Postdoctoral Membership: Research Associate, Laboratory Manager, Research Faculty, Teaching Faculty, Junior Faculty, Visiting Faculty, Adjunct Researcher, and similar roles. The ASN Membership Committee, Council, and ASN Executive Leadership reserve the right to deny Student and Postdoctoral Membership applications.
Student Member: Current graduate student or undergraduate student. Considered an Ordinary Member with the exception of holding an elected office in the Society. The same membership application guidelines as those for an Ordinary Membership are in effect.
Emeritus Member: Dues Waived: Members who have retired from their professional duties and who have chosen to be classified as emeritus status. Emeritus status can be obtained by notifying the ASN office of retirement, in writing, with a request for reclassification. Emeritus members shall have all the rights and privileges of the membership class from which they transferred.
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1. New applications for all ASN membership categories require a sponsor. Sponsors can be any Ordinary or Emeritus ASN member who is in good standing with their dues payment. New member applicants should reach out to potential sponsors to get approval to list them as sponsor. Please provide the full name and valid email for the sponsor. Applicants are encouraged to search the ASN membership database to identify potential sponsors and if none can be found please email the chair of the membership committee Dr. Randy Stout.
2. Fill out the membership application below and your application will be sent to the Membership Committee for approval..
3. Each application must upload a current NIH Biosketch or a curriculum vitae.
4. Post-doctoral and Student applicants must provide a proof of their status (a short letter from the adviser, a Student ID, or similar), which will need to be uploaded.