The Genetics society is a Learned Society that brings together and supports researchers in the UK studying genomes, genes and gene action. Keep up to date with the latest developments in genetics research by joining now.

Membership Cost

Full Member – £25.00

Postgraduate Member – £15.00

Undergraduate Member – £5.00

A discount of £5 is available to Full and Postgraduate members wishing to pay by Direct Debit.

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Life Membership

Prospective members must locate an existing member, such as their local Ambassador, to nominate them.

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1   Reduced Genetics Society Meeting registration fees at:

  • Occasional spring symposia often held in conjunction with another society
  • A two-day scientific meeting in November on a topical area of interest incorporating the AGM

2   Access to generous grants

3    Hard copies of the biannual Genetics Society newsletter

4    Free online access to the Genetics Society Journal, Heredity

5    Financial support for members wishing to organise one-off meetings

6    50% discount on the  Royal Society of Biology (RSB) membership.
To apply and ensure that you receive the discount, please contact Mark Leach, stating that you are a member of the Genetics Society.