Biology is a natural science concerned with the study of life and living organisms, including their structure, function, growth, evolution, distribution, identification and taxonomy. Modern biology is a vast and eclectic field, composed of many branches and subdisciplines.


[Professional Organizations by Discipline]


Action Bioscience -

American Association for the Advancement of Science -

American Fisheries Society -

American Institute of Biological Sciences -

American Museum of Natural History -

American Ornithologists' Union -

American Phytopathological Society -

American Public Gardens Association (APGA) -

American Society for Microbiology -

American Society for Photobiology -

American Society of Agronomy -

American Society of Limnology & Oceanography -

American Society of Mammalogists -

American Society of Naturalists -

American Society of Parasitologists -

American Society of Plant Biologists -

American Society of Plant Taxonomists -

American Type Culture Collection -

Animal Behavior Society -

Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation -

Association of College & University Biology Educators -

Association of Ecosystem Research Centers -

Association of Southeastern Biologists -

Botanical Society of America -

Cell Stress Society International -

Institute for Biology Education -

Cooper Ornithological Society -

Council of Science Editors -

Ecological Society of America -

Entomological Society of America -

Estuarine Research Federation -

International Society for Computational Biology -

International Society for Ecological Economics -

International Society for Ecological Modelling -

International Society of Protistologists -

Mycological Society of America -

National Association of Biology Teachers -

National Museum of Natural History -

Natural Science Collections Alliance -

Nature Conservancy -

New York Botanical Garden -

Society for Freshwater Science -

Organization for Tropical Studies -

Organization of Biological Field Stations -

Phycological Society of America -

PLANTS Database -

Poultry Science Association -

Radiation Research Society -

Society for Conservation Biology -

Society for Ecological Restoration -

Society for Economic Botany -

Society for In Vitro Biology -

Society for Industrial Microbiology -

Society for Integrative & Comparative Biology -

Society for Mathematical Biology -

Society for the Study of Evolution -

Society for Wetland Scientists -

Society of Environmental Toxicology & Chemistry -

Society of Nematologists -

Society of Systematic Biologists -

Society of Toxicology -

Soil Science Society of America -

Species 2000 -

U.S. Federation for Culture Collections -

Weed Science Society of America -

World Health Organization -



[Professional Organizations by Discipline]


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