What is Beta Beta Beta?


Beta Beta Beta (TriBeta) is an honor society for students, particularly undergraduates, dedicated to improving the understanding and appreciation of biological study and extending boundaries of human knowledge through scientific research.


Since its founding in 1922, more than 200,000 persons have been accepted into lifetime membership, and more than 626 chapters have been established throughout the United States and Puerto Rico.

To learn more about becoming a member, click here:

Welcome to new members from BBB Past President, Dr. Steve Ropski

(President 2016-2020, Past President 2020-Present)


Membership Fee Price Change - Effective August 1st, 2019

Effective August 1st, 2019, the membership fees will be changing.  

Regular, Graduate, and Honorary membership will be $55.
Associate membership will be $45.

Promoted will remain at $10.  


Please download the new membership registration form.  Once completed, please upload the completed form to our Dropbox so we can process the membership registration.  

Chapters can now request Freebies through the website! 

Chapters may now request membership invitations, brochures, and constitution booklets through the website.  Other chapter documents are available via download from the Forms & Files page. 

Bertholf Award Application Available - Must be Submitted by February 28th, 2021.

Chapters may submit their application to be considered for the Bertholf Award which recognizes
chapters which have best promoted the triple aims of Beta Beta Beta: scholarship, dissemination
of scientific information and promotion of biological research. 
Please click the Bertholf Award button to learn more. 


2018 McClung Award Winner


Published by Raphael J. Crum, Wiebke S. Diestelkamp, and Carissa M. Krane. 

“Pravastatin™ suppresses venous shear stress dependent

induction of Aquaporin 1 protein expression in human

umbilical vein endothelial cells in vitro.” 

Published in BIOS 89(4):174-184 2018.

Become a Member

For information about becoming a member, click the image above to go to the Membership Page

Start a Chapter 

Interested in starting a TriBeta chapter at your college or university?  Click the image above to go to the Becoming a Chapter Page. 

Research Awards

TriBeta is a huge supporter of academic research. Click the image above for information about research grants and award opportunities.