Description of Membership Types:

Regular Member: possess an earned baccalaureate or higher degree in science or medicine or the academic equivalent of the above, and be currently engaged in professional activities commonly associated with cytokine and interferon research.

Emeritus Member: Members who have retired or become emeritus of his/her Institution may apply to the Council for admission to emeritus status. Emeritus Members pay a reduced membership fee and but shall be entitled to all the rights and privileges of Members. Emeritus members of the ICS and ISICR shall automatically remain as Emeritus members of the ICIS.

Student/Post Doc: Postdoctoral fellows, graduates or undergraduate students involved in cytokine and interferon research or closely related academic disciplines, shall be eligible to become Student Members. Student Members pay a reduced membership fee so long they annually certify to the Society that they are engaged in full-time academic studies or research. Student Members are entitled to all rights and privileges of Members, including eligibility for society awards.

New beginning 2019 Membership Year - Industry Member: Scientists who are actively engaged as an industry representative in the field of cytokine and interferon research. Access to a worldwide network of cytokine biologists to make new business contacts, collaborate on research projects, connect with customers, and establish innovative partnerships. Regular members who are actively engaged as an industry representative in the field are asked to change the membership type to Industry Member before renewing. Industry Members receive a $250 off of the Industry Registration fee to participate in the Annual Meetings and have other benefits specific to the needs of our industry colleagues.

Membership Dues       One Year       Two Year      Three Year
Regular Member               $60.00             $ 110.00          $160.00
Emeritus Member             $20.00             $   35.00          $  45.00
Student/Post Doc                n/a                          n/a          $  40.00
Industry Member            $250.00              $485.00          $650.00

Lifetime Member: Academic/Government Members over the age of 55 may pay a once in a lifetime fee of $500 to remain an active member without having to renew dues ever again in the future.

Life Member*                   $500.00 donation
* must be over 55

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