Membership Dues

Below are the 2023 membership dues rates.

Special Offers:

    • Refer a full member at the Assistant Professor Level or higher (1 yr, 3 yr, or lifetime levels) and ask them to enter your name as the referring member when they sign up!  You will receive a discount code good for 10% off a Lifetime Membership (a $60+ value!). Not valid on trainee referrals or past lifetime membership orders.
    • Lifetime Membership: A one time fee of $600 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.
    • 3 for 2 Trainees: Take advantage of the 3 for 2 deal!  3 Students  or 3 Postdocs from the same lab can join for the price of 2.  Trainee memberships are good for 3 YEARS.

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.

SLB invests between $1,690 to $4,500+ in each of our members.  Membership represents an incredible value proposition.

Membership Type Fee Full Benefits* JLB Publications Discounts

Online JLB

Member $125
 Lifetime Member
3 year Member $350
Associate Member (Technician, Technologist, Core Lab and Research Staff) $75  
3 year Postdoc $50  
3 year Student (Graduate and Undergrad options)
Emeritus FREE



All membership dues are non-refundable. Dues are paid on a calendar basis and are good for the calendar year through December 31st each year. Dues are not prorated.  As a special consideration, members who join after the annual meeting or after November 1st, which ever is later, are granted membership through the following calendar year.

Contact [email protected] for assistance.