Join the only international society focused on neurochemistry and striving to promote all relevant aspects of molecular and cellular neuroscience.


Be part of the ISN community, connecting people around the globe and across specialties and benefit from:

• Reduced congress registration fees
• Opportunity to apply for grants & awards
• Online access to journal 
      – Impact factor 4.337
      – Online access to all content of the Journal
• Listing/access to member directory
      – Search for members including by key words
• Newsletter
      – Twice a year
      – Society news & email announcements
• Right to vote at ISN annual business meetings and by email ballot
• Reduced $ 1000 open access JNC publication fee


Categories and Fees

Full Members  - Initial FIRST two years**
 - One year membership*
 - Two year membership*
Student members  - Initial FIRST two years**
 - One year membership*
 - Two year membership*
Free Members  - Emeritus membership
 - Honorary membership

* Membership is valid for one calendar year (Jan 1st - Dec 31st)

** Initial FIRST two years :

Membership is complimentary for the initial FIRST two years, ie: from Jan 1st of the year of the application until the Dec 31st of the following year; (eg: from Jan 1st 2015 to Dec 31st 2016). After the initial first two years fees will apply (as per the above).

Student Membership: if an applicant has only recently begun research in neurochemistry, cell and molecular neuroscience or related fields and is in the process of attaining a doctoral degree with a reasonable prospect of continuous activity in these fields or has held a postdoctoral position for less than 3 years they may be eligible for a reduced membership fee of $25.

Membership Fee waiver: The society will also waive membership dues, on the basis of annual request and approval, if the economic conditions and currency regulation make such payment a serious hardship. Please send your request to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.