Promoting the collaboration and development of leaders
in Carbohydrate Research.

Benefits of Membership

  • Network with possible collaborators at ACS National Meetings and Exposition
  • Eligibility for the Division's award programs.
  • Access to the Members section of our website, for networking, chemistry discussions and latest news/events
  • Advertisement for position openings or seeking new employmentA
  • Receive CARB emails with news as well as reminders of important deadlines
  • Receive the CARB Newsletter
  • Support and collaboration for Young Investigators
chemistry scientist studying his experiement

How to Join

Membership is free of charge for the first year and $12.50 per year there after; $7.00 for students.

Please send your request to Patti Berkes (E-mail: or to:
ACS Membership Services
PO Box 3337
Columbus, OH 43210-3337
Ph: 800-333-9511 (toll free inside US)
Ph: 614-447-3776 (outside US)
Fax: 614-447-3671

Your annual dues help us, as a non-profit organization run by volunteers, to support our mission and run the excellent programs described within.

***You do not have to be an ACS member to become a member and supporter of the CARB Division!

Already an ACS Member?

You may join the ACS Division of Carbohydrate Chemistry by adding the division membership to your existing ACS membership.

Not  an ACS Member?

 ACS members enjoy many benefits, including:

  • Non-Technical Benefits – Insurance programs, financial programs, auto rental discounts, travel programs;
  • Professional Development Resources – National meetings & expositions, regional meetings, career services, divisions, local sections, community activities, international chemical sciences chapters;
  • Technical Information Resources – Journal and special publications, ACS journals on the web, books, Chemical Abstracts Service;
  • Educational Opportunities – Publications for teachers and students, continuing education resources, newsletters & special reports.

Click here to find out the full member benefits for joining the world’s largest society for chemical professionals, the American Chemical Society.

What does the CARB Division do?

  • Organize and sponsor CARB programming at ACS National Meetings and Exposition, including special symposia, award symposia, and poster sessions. On occasion, we participate in joint symposia with other divisions, including recent and popular joint symposia with CELL. Please continue to submit abstracts for ACS CARB programming!
  • Organize and sponsor symposia at international meetings dedicated to glycosciences, such as Gordon Research Conferences, International Carbohydrate Symposia, Pacifichem, etc
  • Produce the ACS CARB Newsletter that is distributed to members a month before the ACS National Meeting
  • Support other ACS symposia relevant to carbohydrate chemistry and chemical glycobiology, including the ACS Division of Professional Relations, ACS Undergraduate Chemistry Students, ACS Regional Meetings, etc.
  • Provide opportunities for undergraduate chemists, for example, travel awards and poster awards
  • Organize and support award programs, including the Claude S. Hudson Award, the Melville L. Wolfrom Award, the Horace S. Isbell Award, the David Y. Gin New Investigator Award, and the Derek Horton Award in Industrial Carbohydrate Chemistry

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