About ISN Membership

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 renewal*
 - Two year renewal*
Student members  - Initial first two years**
 - One year renewal*
 - Two year renewal*
Free Members  - Emeritus
 - Honorary

* Membership year:

Please note that the membership is paid and due for one calendar year, from January 1st to December 31st .

The renewal is also for one calendar year from January 1st to December 31st.

** Membership application year:

Membership dues will be waived for newly admitted members for the calendar year in which you join ISN and the following year.

Dues: First 2 years of membership are free. Thereafter, $60 USD for one year renewal period, or  $95 for two year renewal period ($35 savings on two year renewals)

Reduced Membership Fees for Students – 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.

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