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Membership is open to all immunologists, physicians, biochemists, dentists, veterinarians and other scientists who conduct research in or who have an interest in mucosal immunology.


  • Access to Mucosal Immunology, the preeminent journal in the field of mucosal immunology with a 7.478 Impact Factor
  • Discounted registration to ICMI 2017
  • Access to the SMI Membership Directory for collaboration with colleagues
  • Leadership opportunities for student/trainees
  • 20% off Principles of Mucosal Immunology, the official textbook of SMI
  • Networking opportunities with leaders in the field
  • Reduced page and color charges for members who submit papers to Mucosal Immunology
  • Free job postings in SMI career center

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Membership Types

Membership Type 1 Year 2 Year 5 Year
Regular Membership (Print & Online Journal included) $180 $324 $810
Student/Trainee Membership (Print and Online Journal included) $55 $99
Student/Trainee Membership (Online Journal Only) $35 $63
Scientists from Under-Represented Countries (Print and Online Journal included) $55 $99 $245
Scientists from Under-Represented Countries (Online Journal Only) $35 $63 $155
Emeritus Membership $55 $99 $245
Early Career Investigator (Online Journal Only) $100
Lab Group Membership (Online Journal Only) Varies Varies

For details of eligibility for each membership type, see qualification section below.

SMI Membership at a Glance

Asia: 85 members
North America: 521 members
South America: 30 members
Europe: 166 members
Australia: 30 members
Africa: 5 members


  • New Members: New applicants must upload their CV/Resume at the time of application. If the potential member is unable to provide their CV/Resume, please contact the SMI Membership & Marketing Manager at (414) 359-1650.
  • Regular Membership: Anyone who is currently working in the field of Mucosal Immunology. A doctoral degree is not required for membership in SMI
  • Student/Trainee Membership: Anyone who is considered a student in any capacity (i.e. Graduate Student, Post-Doc, currently in training, etc.) is eligible for student/trainee membership.
  • Scientists from Under-Represented Countries: Individuals who are residing in under-represented countries are eligible for a reduced membership rate. These countries include, but are not limited to, Argentina, Belize, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, Croatia, Cuba, Dominica, Ecuador, Estonia, Gambia, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Israel, Mexico, Nigeria, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Serbia, South Africa, Ukraine, Uruguay, and Vietnam. If you are a resident of a country that is not included on this list, please click here to view a list of eligible countries, or contact us.
  • Emeritus Membership: Those who are retired from full-time employment and who have been members of SMI for at least 5 years are eligible for Emeritus membership.
  • Early Career Investigator Membership: Anyone who has progressed beyond the student/trainee phase is eligible for this membership category for up to three (3) years before transition to the regular membership category.
  • Lab Group MembershipMembers classified as Regular, Early Career Investigator and Scientists from Under-Represented Countries may add additional memberships for qualified student/trainee members from their lab groups at an additional cost of of their annual membership fee for up to five (5) qualifying trainees. For lab groups with more than five (5) trainees, this fee structure may be doubled for up to ten (1o) trainees.

For more information about Individual Membership please contact Melissa Graham, SMI Membership and Marketing Manager, at (414) 359-1650.