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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
Regular Membership (Print & Online Journal included) $180 $324
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
Scientists from Under-Represented Countries (Online Journal Only) $35 $63
Emeritus Membership $55 $99

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 Assistant at (414) 359-1650 ext 1123.
  • 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.

For more information about Individual Membership please contact Kelly Griffiths, SMI Membership and Marketing Assistant, at (414) 359-1650, extension 1123.