Leading Professional Society for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
Connecting, Training, Empowering, Worldwide

ISCB Membership

Invest in you, your research field - Become an ISCB Member Today!

International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB) has emerged as the leading professional society for participants in the field of computational biology and bioinformatics. This diverse group of nearly 3,400 global members includes researchers, practitioners, technicians, students, and suppliers. ISCB Members find their experience and our benefits far exceed the investment.

ISCB Membership Benefits


Take advantage of ISCB member discounts and attend just one ISCB official conference and your membership pays for itself!

    • Over 20% discount off Bioinformatics Advances publishing fees
    • Over $600 USD discount on APCs when publishing in Bioinformatics; In order to receive this discount, ISCB members must claim this discount prior to signing a license to publish.
    • Up to $200 savings on ISCB Official Conferences, and at least 10% on affiliated conferences
    • 25% or more savings on journal subscriptions
    • Up to 25% savings on books published by Springer, CRC Press and Cambridge University Press
    • 10% discount on publishing fees in the F1000research Bioinformatics Gateway
    • 20% off The Journal of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology APCs
    • 15% per course tuition discount on Brandeis University’s online Master of Science in Bioinformatics and Master of Science in Health and Medical Informatics

ISCB Career Center

The ISCB career center has all you need if you are looking for your first position, exploring a career change, or you need to hire someone in the field. It offers members

  • Complimentary Job Postings (valued at $350)
  • Unlimited access to the ISCB Resume Repository
  • An opportunity to Upload Your Resume (a $100 annual saving)
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Leadership, Recognition, Awards, and Travel Funding

ISCB celebrates scientific achievement and supports the development of emerging researchers. Member are eligible for:

  • ISCB Travel Fellowships, supporting travel to ISCB conferences, ECCB, PSB and RECOMB
  • ISCB Awards
  • The opportunity to become part of ISCB leadership, and influence the field by serving on committees, task forces and conference steering groups

Members who are 10 years beyond their postdoctoral fellowships may also take advantage of the Senior Member Designation, which comes with additional leadership opportunities and enhanced incentives.

Connection to Communities & Science at your Fingertips

Connecting, collaborating, and training are the lifeblood of research. ISCB membership gives you access to more than 4,000 researchers from around the world and on-demand science. Members can

  • Access the ISCB Member Directory
  • Get training and science at the click of the mouse through ISCBtv – recordings of talks from official ISCB conferences
  • Browse educational materials and curriculum development tools

Our Collective Voice Promotes, Represents, and Advocated for Science

ISCB works diligently to promote the field of computational biology and bioinformatics by having an influential voice with governments and agencies responsible for scientific funding.

ISCB Members

Make a statement about your professional commitment to computational biology/bioinformatics by joining or renewing your membership today!