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Affiliate Membership

The PGRN welcomes individuals, groups, or teams in pharmacogenetics, human genetics, or pharmacology and related fields to apply for affiliate membership.

Benefits of Affiliate Membership

Affiliate members will be invited to participate in selected scientific network activities, for example, on-line seminars and focused meetings to deal with current, cutting edge topics in pharmacogenomics. This is a way for the pharmacogenetics/pharmacogenomics community to engage in a bi-directional dialogue with the PGRN membership.

Criteria for Affiliate Membership
  • Participate in a multidisciplinary research environment or group;
  • Have evidence of an established research program;
  • Contribute to the network (e.g., depositing genotype/phenotype data into PharmGKB, submitting critical papers, and/or possibly pathways or VIP gene pages);
  • Follow the precepts of the PGRN Mission Statement.
Examples of Affiliates

Investigators participating in PGRN projects and PharmGKB consortia

Process to apply for consideration for Affiliate Membership

Write a letter to the PGRN Coordinating Committee, describe how the four criteria above are met, and name the principal representative(s) and provide copies of the CV(s) in 3 page biosketch form.

Contact Rochelle M. Long, Ph.D. at

This policy is a pilot and will be continually evaluated, in order to judge its effectiveness and mutual benefit to investigators with interests in pharmacogenomics.