#DiscoverBMB is a gathering of discoverers — investigators, educators, industry professionals, trainees, and students — who are working to unlock the secrets of the molecular life sciences and solve some of the world’s grandest challenges.

Registration is open to PIs, postdocs, early-career researchers, educators in colleges or high schools and graduate and undergraduate students. High school student registration and one-day registration is not available.

The #DiscoverBMB registration fee includes access to:

Event participation is on a first come, first served and room capacity basis.

The following events require advance registration which can be purchased during registration. Space is limited, so we encourage you to register early to secure your spot.


#DiscoverBMB 2024 registration rates

by Jan. 31
Feb. 1 – March 20
after March 20
ASBMB members
Regular (Investigator, Faculty, Industry)
ASBMB member
$495 $595 $695
Emeritus, Honorary
ASBMB member
$395 $495 $595
Early-career, Postdoc, Affiliate
ASBMB member
$325 $425 $525
Graduate student, Post-baccalaureate *
ASBMB member
$190 $265 $340
Undergraduate student **
ASBMB member
$100 $150 $200
Join the ASBMB to receive discounted registration as well as reduced abstract fees and much more.
Regular (Investigator, Faculty, Industry)
$695 $795 $895
$595 $695 $795
Early-career, Postdoc, Affiliate
$525 $625 $725
Graduate student, Post-baccalaureate *
$290 $365 $440
Undergraduate student **
$200 $250 $300

* Graduate students and post-baccalaureate: To be eligible for the graduate student/post-baccalaureate rate, you must be enrolled in a graduate or professional degree program and have not yet earned a doctoral degree or engaged in post-baccalaureate training/research. You must have a department head or your research adviser certify your eligibility. If registering online, enter the name and email address of your adviser or your department head. Postdoctoral fellows, hospital residents, interns and laboratory technicians do not qualify as students

** Undergraduate students: To be eligible for the undergraduate student rate, you must be enrolled in an undergraduate degree program and have not yet earned a baccalaureate degree. You must certify your student eligibility. If registering online enter the name and email address of your department head.

Cancellation policy

Requests for cancellation must be submitted in writing to by Jan. 31, 2024. A non-refundable processing fee of $100 will be deducted from the refund for requests received by Jan. 31, 2024. Substitutions are permitted at any time but must be requested in writing to and be of the same registration rate or higher.

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ASBMB members pay reduced abstract submission and registration fees. Join or renew now to secure the reduced member rates.

Important dates

Jan. 31 Early bird registration deadline
March 20 Regular registration deadline
March 21 On-site registration

Onsite registration hours

The registration desk will be located in the Parkview Lobby on level 2 of the Henry B. González Convention Center.

  • Friday: 3–7 p.m.
  • Saturday: 7:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Sunday: 7:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
  • Monday: 7:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
See the FAQ for answers to frequently asked questions