Membership Dues

Below are listed the current society membership prices. 

New Option: Lifetime Membership

The society now offers a lifetime membership option for those that would like to permanently join the SLB community. The one time fee of $500 USD provides lifetime access to all membership benefits. Contact us if you would like to switch your membership type to "Lifetime" or switch during your regular renewal.

Take advantage of the 3 for 2 student and post doc memberships.  3 Students and/or Postdocs from the same lab can join for the price of 2.  Also note that student and post doc memberships are good for 3 YEARS.

Contact [email protected] for assistance.

SLB is dedicated to fostering a diverse, welcoming, and accessible community for the dissemination of our science.  If membership dues present an obstacle to joining, contact us to discuss a waiver.

Full Membership applicants should have a doctorate degree and attach evidence of scientific achievement, including a list of published papers. Postdoc/Student applications are welcome from anyone whose qualifications/interests are demonstrated by experience. * Full benefits include annual meeting registration discount, online JLB subscription, complimentary abstract submission, award eligibility, iSLB subscription, complimentary registration for webinars, and complimentary career/news postings.

Depending on the level of membership, SLB invests between $1,690 to $4,500+ in each of our members.  Membership represents an incredible value proposition. Join today!

Membership Type Fee Full Benefits* JLB Publications Discounts

Online JLB

Member $100
Sustaining Member $200
3 year Member $285
Associate Member (Technician, Technologist, Core Lab and Research Staff) $50  
3 year Postdoc $25  
3 year Student (Graduate and Undergrad options)
Emeritus FREE



All membership dues are non-refundable.