Membership in the CGC is a privilege and requires support of the purposes and goals of the CGC. Members of the CGC are expected to be of good moral character and of high ethical and professional principles.
There are three basic membership categories based on the following professional qualifications:
(a) Doctoral Members shall possess a relevant doctoral degree and shall exhibit reasoned judgment in matters of central concern to the CGC as determined by the Board of Directors.
(b) Affiliate Members shall be individuals who do not possess a relevant doctoral degree but have an active interest in cancer cytogenomics and other issues of concern to the CGC.
(c) Student Members shall be individuals in a program of study expected to culminate in a doctoral degree that would qualify them as Doctoral Members.
(d) “Founding” members are those members qualified under Subsections (a), (b), or (c) above who were actively engaged in the CGC on or before January 1, 2012.
Members of the CGC shall be entitled to the following privileges:
(a) Doctoral Members of the CGC shall be eligible for election to office, for election to the Board of Directors, and to vote on matters submitted to a vote of the members.
(b) All members of the CGC shall be eligible to serve on committees, to attend meetings of members, and to be on the CGC Listserv to receive information, notices, and other mailings from the CGC.
(c) All members of the CGC shall be eligible for a reduced registration fee for the CGC annual meeting.
(d) All members of the CGC shall receive a free online subscription to the journal Cancer Genetics.
The membership fees are $100.00 for doctoral and affiliated members and $50 for student members for the year 2013.