- American Association of Anatomists (AAA) AAA, founded in 1888, serves as the professional home for an international community of biomedical researchers and educators focusing on the structural foundation of health and disease. Its mission is to advance anatomical science through research, education, and professional development. AAA serves as the gateway for conveying the relevance of biological structure as it relates to function from molecules to organisms, and the role of anatomy in team-based, interdisciplinary science, healthcare, and education.
- American Association of Immunologists (AAI) AAI is an association of professionally trained scientists from all over the world dedicated to advancing the knowledge of immunology and its related disciplines, fostering the interchange of ideas and information among investigators, and addressing the potential integration of immunologic principles into clinical practice. AAI owns and publishes The Journal of Immunology, the largest and most highly cited journal in the field, as well as ImmunoHorizons, an open access, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to the science of immunology.
- American Fisheries Society (AFS) AFS promotes scientific research and sustainable management of fisheries resources, publishes five of the world’s leading fish journals, and many renowned books, organizes scientific meetings where new results are reported and discussed, and encourages comprehensive education and professional development for fisheries professionals. Established in 1870 in New York City, the AFS was originally called the American Fish Culturists' Association.
- American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) AIBS is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) scientific association dedicated to advancing biological research and education for the welfare of society. The mission of AIBS is to enable wise decisions in which the life sciences and society meet while building the capacity of our communities to advance research and education in biology. AIBS listens; anticipates; advises; collaborates; and, when needed, leads efforts in the life sciences community to address scientific and societal challenges.
- American Physiological Society (APS) APS, founded in 1887, is a nonprofit devoted to fostering education, scientific research, and dissemination of information in the physiological sciences. APS mission is to advance scientific discovery, understand life, and improve health. The society envisions a global multidisciplinary community of scientists solving the major problems affecting life and health.
- American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) ASCB is an inclusive, international community of biologists studying the cell, the fundamental unit of life. ASCB is dedicated to advancing scientific discovery, advocating sound research policies, improving education, promoting professional development, and increasing diversity in the scientific workforce.
- American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB) ASPB is a professional society devoted to the advancement of the plant sciences. It publishes two world-class journals, Plant Physiology and The Plant Cell, and organizes conferences, and other activities that are key to the advancement of the science. The purposes of this organization are to encourage and to promote the growth and development of plant biology as a pure and applied science of the life processes of plants, to publish the results of meritorious research in plant biology, and to promote the general welfare and good fellowship of plant biologists and related scientists. The Society shall remain a scientific organization without the object of financial gain.
- Canadian Society for Molecular Biosciences (CSMBSCBM) CSMBSCBM's mandate is to advance and promote molecular biosciences, with a focus on advocating for robust and sustainable funding for fundamental research in Canada. The Canadian Biochemical Society (CBS) was first conceived by a group of biochemists on October 9th, 1957. In 1992 the Society changed its name to the Canadian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (CSBM) in order to better reflect the scientific interests of its membership. In 1995 the Canadian Society of Cellular and Molecular Biology elected to surrender its charter and merged with the Canadian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology to form the Canadian Society of Biochemistry, Molecular and Cellular Biology (CSMBSCBM).
- Ecological Society of America (ESA) ESA is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization of scientists founded in 1915 to promote ecological science by improving communication among ecologists; raise the public's level of awareness of the importance of ecological science; increase the resources available for the conduct of ecological science; and ensure the appropriate use of ecological science in environmental decision making by enhancing communication between the ecological community and policy-makers. ESA publishes a suite of publications, from peer-reviewed journals to newsletters, fact sheets and teaching resources.
- Entomological Society of America (ESA) ESA is the largest organization in the world serving the professional and scientific needs of entomologists and individuals in related disciplines. Founded in 1889, ESA has members affiliated with educational institutions, health agencies, private industry, and government. ESA promotes opportunities for entomologists and enables them to share their science globally. The Society's outcome statement is: 1) to ensure long-term sustainability by maintaining a financially strong, responsible, and accountable Society, 2) to increase the diversity and satisfaction of members and customers as well as the value provided to them, and 3) to provide the infrastructure and resources necessary for the growth of the society. ESA publishes eight internationally acclaimed journals that provide unsurpassed coverage of the broad science of entomology, as well as American Entomologist, a colorful, quarterly magazine.
- European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) EMBO stands for excellence in the life sciences. The major goals of EMBO are to support talented researchers at all stages of their careers, stimulate the exchange of scientific information, and help build a European research environment where scientists can achieve their best work. EMBO helps young scientists to advance their research, promote their international reputations and ensure their mobility. EMBO helps to shape science policy by seeking input and feedback from our community and by following closely the trends in science in Europe.
- Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) Founded in 1912, FASEB was originally created by three independent scientific organizations to provide a forum in which to hold educational meetings, develop publications, and disseminate biological research results. FASEB is now recognized as the policy voice of biological and biomedical researchers. FASEB advances health and welfare by promoting progress and education in biological and biomedical sciences through service to our member societies and collaborative advocacy.
- Genetics Society of America (GSA) GSA, founded in 1931, is the professional membership organization for scientific researchers and educators in the field of genetics. GSA’s mission is to deepen our understanding of the living world by 1) fostering an international community of geneticists by promoting interaction among geneticists (including microbial, plant, animal, human, and population and theoretical geneticists) while cultivating a community of thought leaders in the field; 2) ensuring genetics fulfills its potential for broad impact by facilitating the application of genetic tools and approaches in biological research; 3) educating students and the public by promoting genetic literacy of students at all levels, and by providing a respected and authoritative voice on genetic issues that are increasingly in the public eye; 4) supporting the next generation of geneticists by providing active mentoring, networking opportunities, and support to attract the brightest scientific minds to the field and enable them to pursue successful careers as geneticists; 5) communicating discoveries by offering scholarly platforms for publication of high-quality, original genetics research and key foundational discoveries; and 6) advocating continued support of genetics research by advocating for support of discovery research and promoting the value of genetics research.
- National Association of Marine Laboratories (NAML) The mission of NAML and its three regional associations is to stimulate research and promote education in the marine sciences. NAML seeks to provide a forum for the resolution of problems common to non-profit marine laboratories in the United States. The association encourages the wise use and conservation of marine and coastal resources.
- Society for Developmental Biology (SDB) SDB is a non-profit professional society dedicated to advancement of the field of developmental biology. The purpose of SDB is to further the study of development in all organisms and at all levels, to represent and promote communication among students of development, and to promote the field of developmental biology. SDB fosters excellence in research and education in developmental biology, organizes scientific meetings that focus on developmental biology, provides resources on careers in developmental biology, provides information for the public on relevant topics in developmental biology, and serves as a communication hub for all developmental biologists.
- Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology (SIMB) SIMB is a nonprofit, international association dedicated to the advancement of microbiological sciences, especially as they apply to industrial products, biotechnology, materials, and processes. SIMB strives to be the leading international professional society in industrial microbiology and biotechnology. SIMB empowers its members and others to address current and future challenges facing humanity using industrial microbiology and biotechnology.
- Society of American Foresters (SAF) SAF sets the standard in forest management, bringing science, best practice, and the best people together to actively shape the future of the profession. SAF represents forestry professionals and provides leadership to ensure that all members of the profession achieve excellence in sustainable forestry and natural resource management. The mission of the SAF is to advance sustainable management of forest resources through science, education, and technology; to enhance the competency of its members; to establish professional excellence; and to use our knowledge, skills, and conservation ethic to ensure the continued health, integrity, and use of forests to benefit society in perpetuity.
- The Marine Biological Association (MBA) MBA is one of the world’s longest-running societies dedicated to promoting research into our oceans and the life they support. Since 1884, MBA have been providing a unified, clear, independent voice on behalf of the marine biological community. The objects of the Association are: to promote the investigation, and to disseminate knowledge, of the seas and marine life, including the use of marine and other organisms for basic biosciences for the benefit of the public (where biosciences means marine biology in its widest sense).
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