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The Genetics Society of America Conferences
Hotel Reservation Deadline:   May 25, 2011






Membership in either the Genetics Society of America (GSA) or the International Mammalian Genome Society (IMGS) allows you to register at the member rates.  If you are not already a member and would like to join one or both societies, please click on the society names above. If you are a member of IMGS and NOT a member of GSA, you will be asked to include your IMGS member ID when registering. If you do not know your registration ID, please contact Darla Miller at


Conference registrations will be accepted only via this Website


Registrant List

Request Letter of Invitation/Registration Receipt



Register for the Meeting

You do NOT have to be a member of the Genetics Society of America (GSA) or International Mammalian Genome Society (IMGS) 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 2011 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


The deadline for receipt of early registration at the reduced rate is midnight, Thursday, April 12, 2011.


After that date, this program will continue to be available for online registration at the regular rate until midnight, Monday, June 13, 2011. Subsequent registrations will only be accepted onsite, at the conference.


Early Registration is now closed. Please register on-site.



Registration Fees


  On or before April 12 April 13-June 13 On-Site
GSA/IMGS Member *      
Faculty/Lab Tech $450 $500 $550
Postdoc  $405 $455 $505
Graduate Student** $200 $250 $305
Undergraduate Student** $100 $150 $199
Non GSA Member/Affiliate      
Faculty/Lab Tech $625 $675 $725
Postdoc  $526 $576 $626
Graduate Student** $295 $345 $395
Undergraduate Student** $175 $225 $275

Optional Events

(you must register for the Conference in order to have access to Optional Events A, B, and D)

Optional Event A Bioinformatics Workshop
Wednesday, June 22 $60    
Optional Event B Student Satellite Symposium
Wednesday, June 22 $75    
Optional Event C Awards Banquet and Monuments by Moonlight Tour

(Limited Attendance)

Saturday, June 25 $110 $110 $120 (if available)
Optional Event D Satellite workshop on Bioinformatics of mutant mouse resources
Sunday, June 26-
Monday, June 27


NOTE: Registration fees include reception on Wednesday as well as lunch Thursday-Saturday and coffee breaks.  The Registration fees DO NOT include accommodations or optional events.


*GSA membership dues are current only if paid through the end of 2011.

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



Letter of Invitation/Registration Receipt

To confirm registrant information and begin the request process, please provide the following:


Last Name:

E-mail address:

Credentials above must match Last Name, and e-mail Address used to register for meeting.

After entering the above information, please click:

Note: If you have difficulty in completing the form or questions regarding your registration, please e-mail Suzy Brown at



FASEB-MARC Travel Awards

The FASEB-MARC Program provides funding for travel awards to support the participation of faculty/mentors, students, post-baccalaureates, postdoctoral fellows, and students from minority institutions and historically black colleges and universities. Underrepresented minority faculty, students, and postdoctoral fellows from majority institutions are also eligible to apply for the travel awards. The travel awards are funded up to $1,650 each for travel-related expenses and for meeting registration. Travel awards are provided as reimbursements after the meeting.

FASEB MARC travel awards are processed as reimbursements to the award recipients. An award recipient will be required to pay his/her meeting and travel-related expenses first and then request reimbursement from the FASEB MARC Program Office after completion of the meeting/conference.

The deadline for the FASEB MARC travel awards is April 29, 2011 at 5 pm (EST)
. To apply or for more information on the details of FASEB MARC travel awards, click here.




Student Scholarships

If you are interested in applying for scholarship funds, please send an email request by March 1, 2011 to Darla Miller at In the e-mail, please include your name, address, the name of your laboratory head, a copy of your abstract (which must also be submitted on-line at and your position (student or post doc). You must be a member of the International Mammalian Genome Society to receive financial aid.



Advance Registration Deadline

The deadline for receipt of advance registration at the reduced rate is April 12, 2011. Credit cards must be used to register for the Conference via the online registration site open on January 8, 2011.




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



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 Cancellation requests must reach the GSA office by June 9, 2011. 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 May 2, 2011.



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, etc. as well as the keyword and speaker/author indexes.




On-Site Registration Hours

The conference registration and book pick up area will be located in the Regency Ballroom Foyer of the Omni Shoreham Hotel and will be open according to the following schedule:


Wednesday, June 22   12:00 pm-8:00 pm
Thursday, June 23   8:00 am–5:30 pm
Friday, June 24   8:00 am–5:30 pm
Saturday, June 25   8:00 am-4:00 pm