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Member benefits:

  • 30% discount on annual meeting registration;
  • Premium access to the latest research published in the official journal of the OSSD, the Biology of Sex Differences;
  • Opportunities for travel and speaker awards for junior scientists and trainees at the annual meeting;
  • Access to cutting-edge research in sex-based biology;
  • Job networking;
  • Participation in educational and career development workshops;
  • Present your research in a forum filled with internationally recognized experts in the flourishing field of sex-based biology.

The term of membership is based on the calendar year from January 1 – December 31. 

OSSD has three membership types:

Regular Membership is open to any person working in the life and health sciences and related sciences who has a terminal degree(s) (e.g. Ph.D., M.D., D.V.M., M.P.H.); is working in the life and health sciences and related sciences; and who has demonstrated an interest in the study of sex/gender differences. One year (January-December):  $170

Associate Membership is open to any person interested in the study of sex/gender differences who do not meet the conditions for general membership. One year (January-December). 

Emeritus...........$125
Government.....$125

Student/Trainee Membership is open to any graduate student in the life and health sciences who has demonstrated an interest in the study of sex/gender differences and who is currently enrolled in a program of study, postdoctoral fellows or residents enrolled in a clinical or research training program.  One year (January-December).

Student.....$60
Trainee......$60
Postdoc....$100