Congrats to Patricia Morris!
Patricia Morris was elected Tuesday as the Vice President-Elect for Science Policy at the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB), a federation representing over 127,000 scientists worldwide. SSR has been a member society since 1998.

Patricia continues to serve as a member of the FASEB Board of Directors representing SSR and the Chair, SSR’s Public Affairs Committee. 

*Morris (left) with FASEB colleagues on Capitol Hill March 8, 2018 advocating for increases in U.S. federal budgets for NIH, DOE, NSF, and USDA research funding.
Vote Now: 2018 Board Election
As part of your membership, you have a voice in our community. The candidate bios for 2018 board members are now available for your review! The slate for this year includes:

  • Francesco DeMayo and Winston Thompson for VP-Elect
  • Lane Christenson and Thomas Spencer for Treasurer
  • Olga Bolden-Tiller, Tod Hansen, Darryl Russell and Johan Smitz for Directors

Learn more about the candidates by reading their bios here. Ballots were sent from - make sure to add VoteNow to your safe email list. T he election runs from April 16 to May 16.

Not a member? Or did your membership expire? We still want your voice to be heard! Please renew your 2018 membership and help shape the future of the SSR by voting. If you’ve forgotten your password there’s a link on that page to request a reset. You can also email us directly at
Call for Volunteers

Looking for a way to be more involved in the SSR community? Now is your chance! Become a volunteer and be involved with the decisions that directly impact SSR. Peruse the list of SSR committees and FASEB Committee Charters to get details on what each committee does. Then complete this survey to select the committee(s) you are interested in.
Don't Miss Your Chance!

The deadline to apply for our new awards is approaching quickly. Send your statement of purpose (2 page maximum), CV, and recommendation letters in one PDF file to one of the following inboxes before April 27th .

Upcoming Events

Delineating differential regulatory signatures of the human transcriptome in the choriodecidua and myometrium at term labor. Read More

Transcriptome signature identifies distinct cervical pathways induced in lipopolysaccharide-mediated preterm birth. Read More
SSR Annual Meeting

Join us in New Orleans, July 10 - July 13, for the 2018 SSR Annual Member Meeting! This years' theme, “Pathways to Discovery: Signals for Reproduction, Development, and Longevity,” will have an outstanding series of plenary presentations, including talks on nuclear receptors, mitochondrial function, and longevity and the microbiome, with a focus on the various ways in which physiologic and pathologic signals regulate reproductive processes.

To learn more about this years' program, or to register, click here.
 About SSR
The Society for the Study of Reproduction (SSR) was founded in 1967 to promote the study of reproduction by fostering interdisciplinary communication among scientists, holding conferences, and publishing meritorious studies. Today, our members come from 50 countries around the world. Read More