The Society exists to promote excellence in research and education in the fields of molecular bioscience. The benefits of membership provide support and information for you during your career in the science community. You can join at any time of the year and at any stage of your career.Note: Members paying by Direct Debit or SEPA will receive a 5% discount annually on membership fees.


Full Membership For those that have obtained a postgraduate qualification more than 10 years ago.  The Society welcomes participants from all over the world, from all fields of life sciences and from all professions associated with life sciences. Note: if you graduated less than 10 years ago, you qualify for Early Career Membership

2020 Fees (per annum)


Early Career Membership is for those that have obtained a postgraduate qualification less than 10 years ago. 


Associate membership is open to people with a background in molecular bioscience now working in related professions such as, management, administration, editing, writing, sales, outreach and other similar positions. Scientists taking a break from their career or seeking employment are also eligible to apply for membership in this category.


Postgraduate Membership is open to anyone who has gained their first degree and is studying for a postgraduate qualification (PhD or MSc) in the molecular biosciences. 


Undergraduate Membership is open to anyone studying for a first degree in a subject related to the molecular biosciences.


Current long-standing (more than 10 years) Full Members of the Society may apply for Emeritus Membership upon retirement from their profession.