Become a member of the International Genetic Epidemiology Society (IGES) and join a collaborative international community of leaders in genetics, epidemiology, statistics, biology and related biomedical disciplines, all with a keen interest in and intense enthusiasm for solving complex scientific problems in genetic epidemiology and statistical genetics. Join IGES and stay up to date on leading study designs and methodological developments for novel “omics” data.

Please be aware that registration for the annual meeting every year DOES NOT include Society annual membership.

2017 IGES membership registration/renewal
  • Regular member US$130, if paid by January 1, 2017 (early-bird)
  • Regular member US$155 if paid on or after January 2, 2017 (approved in Baltimore at the Business Meeting)
  • Student and Post-Doctoral Fellow* member with online access to Journal US$68, rate continues all year but please aim to pay by January 1, 2017
  • Student and Post-Doctoral Fellow* member without online access to Journal US$25, rate continues all year but please aim to pay by January 1, 2017

Eligibility for “Post-Doctoral Fellow” Fees:
Must be working as a post-doctoral fellow and be within five years of PhD completion at the time of joining/renewal.  Status must be confirmed by the post-doctoral fellow’s primary supervisor by emailing

Eligibility for “Student” Fees:
Must be enrolled in a bachelor, master or PhD program at the time of joining/renewal. Status must be confirmed by the registrant’s primary supervisor or university officials by emailing

As a member, you…

  • Receive complimentary on-line access to Genetic Epidemiology (the offical IGES journal)
    • To receive by email the regular electronic table of contents for each issue, follow the instructions on the journal homepage
    • Print copies of the Genetic Epidemiology Journal are available to IGES members only, at an additional $96 for one year of issues ($12/issue, with 8 issues per year)
  • Post announcements and job adverts on the IGES website at no cost
  • Attend annual IGES scientific meetings at reduced cost
  • Interact with scientific peers worldwide
  • Learn about the latest methodolgical developmentssoftware, and research findings in genetic epidemiology
  • Help the society promote the field of genetic epidemiology internationally
Your IGES dues help to support…
  • The Roger Williams and James V. Neel Awards ($1000 each to the best IGES presentation by a student and a young scientist)
  • Travel expenses to the annual IGES meeting for worthy students in financial need
  • Continuing education and outreach to the scientific community about the discipline, analytical methods, and software used in genetic epidemiology through workshops and classes
  • Subsidies for student subscriptions to the journal Genetic Epidemiology


2016 IGES membership registration/renewal

2016 membership is still open for anyone who missed it! Click on the link above if you still wish to register for 2016 membership (at the same rates as 2017 membership, see rates shown above)


**Special offer for IGES Members**

Statistical Approaches to Gene x Environment Interactions for Complex Phenotypes
Edited by Michael Windle
Hardcover | $50.00 X | £37.95 | ISBN: 9780262034685 | 304 pp. | 6 x 9 in | 43 b&w illus.
eBook | $35.00 X | ISBN: 9780262335539

Until 10/31/16, IGES members receive 30% off this title when purchasing directly from the MIT Press website. Email to obtain the IGES discount code and use this discount code when prompted during checkout at While only applicable to copies purchased directly from The MIT Press, this code can be used more than once, for multiple copies, and for both print and e-editions.