JOIN THE HCA MEMBERSHIP

The Human Cell Atlas (HCA) is a vibrant and diverse scientific community whose mission is to create comprehensive reference maps of all human cells - the fundamental units of life - as a basis for both understanding human health and diagnosing, monitoring, and treating disease. HCA membership is open to the entire scientific community worldwide over the age of 16.

HCA Membership: Any individual may become an HCA Member by registering and agreeing to abide by the ethical standards and principles of the HCA, described in the HCA white paper and below.

HCA Collaborating Membership: In addition, an HCA member who also participates in an HCA project or serves as a member of an HCA group will be designated as an HCA Collaborating Member.

If you have any questions about the HCA membership, please email us at: hca@humancellatlas.org

Human Cell Atlas privacy policy

Please read our privacy notice.

Thank you for your interest in the HCA.

As you have selected not so share your personal data we are not able to add you to our registry.

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Human Cell Atlas values

Before you continue with some details about you, we would like to ask you to review to the Human Cell Atlas (HCA) Consortium Values statement, and, as a future interested participant, agree to its principles:

  • Transparency and open data sharing
  • Quality
  • Flexibility
  • Community
  • Diversity, inclusion, and equity
  • Privacy
  • Technology development
  • Computational excellence

More details can be found in the HCA White Paper (2017).

Do you agree to the HCA consortium values statement?

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Contact information

Please write out the entire Institute name and enter acronym at end: e.g. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT. Please separate each institute with a semi-colon ';'
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What is your position at your institute?

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Such as an Administrative Assistant? If so, please provide their email address.

Are you the primary contact for this project?

How do you wish to participate in the Human Cell Atlas (HCA) project?

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Equity

What terms best express how you describe your gender identity?

Are any of these a closer description to your gender identity? (Check all that apply)

Biological networks

Would you like to join any of the 19 HCA Biological Networks? Please check networks you would like to join below. Your email address will be added to the respective mailing list(s)

Areas of interest

What species are you targeting in your research?

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What organ systems are you targeting in your research?

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What tissues are you targeting in your research?

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Please select all categories of work of your research.

What type of samples are you working with?

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The data deposited in the HCA DCP will be openly accessible to the public.

Does the consent for these samples allow for open data sharing?

What single cell RNA-Seq technology are you using for your project?

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What single nucleus RNA-Seq technology are you using for your project?

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What spatial genomics experimental technology are you using for your project?

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What epigenomic experimental technology are you using for your project?

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What proteomics experimental technology are you using for your project?

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What multi-omic technology are you using for your project?

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