The Genetics Society of America Conferences




You do NOT have to be a member of the Genetics Society of America to register at this time, but member rates are lower than nonmember rates.


To register at the lower member rate, you must be a paid 2012 GSA member. To verify your current GSA membership status click on: Membership Status Check. To apply for or renew your membership click on: GSA Membership Form. For assistance please e-mail


Begin your Registration:


The deadline for receipt of early registration at the reduced rate is midnight, Thursday, June 28, 2012. After that date, this program will continue to be available for online registration at the regular rate until midnight, Tuesday, July 31, 2012. Subsequent registrations will only be accepted on a space available basis by contacting


Important information about your registration:


  1. You must enter a telephone number and an e-mail address to register on-line.
  2. Upon successful registration, you will be assigned a registration number. Please save this number for any future correspondence regarding your registration.


To confirm address information and to access the registration form, please provide the following:

Registrant's Last Name:
Registrant's First Initial:


Note: If you have difficulty in completing the form or questions regarding your registration, contact Suzy Brown at


For questions regarding registration, contact Suzy Brown at:

Registration Fees


All fees shown are in U.S. dollars

EARLY Registration

On or before June 28

REGULAR Registration

June 29-August 15

GSA Member*

Faculty/Lab Tech $275 $412
Postdoc $210 $315
Graduate/Undergraduate Student** $180 $270

Non GSA Member/Affiliate

Faculty/Lab Tech $425 $637
Postdoc $320 $480
Graduate/Undergraduate Student** $265 $398
Guest Registration $65 $65
(includes wine and cheese reception and banquet). Guests will also need to reserve accommodations    


*GSA membership dues are current only if paid through the end of 2012.

**Those registering at the graduate and undergraduate student rate must provide proof of graduate or undergraduate level student status. See registration form for details.

All Major Credit Cards Accepted:


Registration Deadline - Deadline Extended to August 15


The deadline for receipt of registration and payment is August 15, 2012. Credit cards must be used to register for the Conference via the online registration site which opens on May 3, 2012.




Payment must be made by credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover).   Credit card payments will not be accepted by telephone or fax.


Request for Receipt/Letter of Invitation


Please login to GSA web portal to retrieve the receipt and letter of invitation.


Cancellation of Advance Registration


A $50 processing fee will be charged for all registration cancellations. Registration cancellations will be accepted and refunds processed by sending a written request via e-mail to requests must reach the GSA office by August 20, 2012. After that date, no refunds will be made.  If you have already received your namebadge, it must be returned to the GSA office (9650 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20814-3998 Attn: Suzy Brown) in order to receive the refund.




Namebadges will be sent to all US and Canadian attendees who have registered by August 15, 2012.


Program Book


All registrants receive one complimentary copy of the Program Book, with full schedule information including platform and poster session date, time, title, authors, abstracts, etc. as well as the keyword and speaker/author indexes.


On-Site Registration Hours


The conference registration and book pick up area will be open according to the following schedule:

Tuesday, October 2 4:00 pm-9:00 pm
Wednesday, October 3 8:00 am–4:00 pm
Thursday, October 4 8:00 am–2:30 pm
Friday, October 5 8:00 am-2:30 pm