What membership in the RNA Society offers

We welcome new members from all disciplines of scientific research and look forward to sharing the new perspectives they bring to the Society. Students and Post-doctoral Fellows can become members for as little as $36/year, and senior researchers and faculty for $154/year. Additionally, two and three year memberships (as well as a lifetime membership option) are also available at a further discounted rate.

Membership benefits include:

  • Print and/or on-line subscription to the RNA Society journal, RNA.
  • Reduced charges for those who publish in RNA.
    • A $500 discount on manuscript publication fees.
    • An additional $500 discount for those members who wish to provide open access to their articles immediately upon publication.
  • Reduced registration fees for the annual meeting of the RNA Society (a savings of ~$175.00).
  • Numerous professional development opportunities for junior scientists, such as our wildly successful mentoring program.
  • Opportunities to participate in emerging diversity and inclusion initiatives.
  • RNA Society Newsletter, a forum for disseminating information to members and discussing issues affecting the Society and RNA science.
  • Free job posting on the RNA Society website – a great opportunity to attract RNA researchers to your employment opportunities.
  • Chances to request Research Presentation Fellowships for the RNA Society’s annual meeting, as well as financial support for RNA-related meeting that you are organizing.
  • Meaningful engagement with a broad, supportive network of RNA researchers.
Become a member of the RNA Society today!

Membership Dues

  One Year Two Year Three Year
  Online Only Print & Online Online Only Print & Online Online Only Print & Online
Full Member $154 $183 $283 $341 $412 $499
Student / Post Doc $ 36 $ 89 $ 65 $171 $ 95 $254


If you do not wish to use our secure online forms, please complete and download the Member Application Form that you can mail or fax to the business office.