- Nominees must be ASM members.
- Self-nominations will not be accepted.
- Lecturers who have participated in the program over the previous 5 years are not eligible to serve again unless there is a specific need for a topic that justifies the selection of that individual. Click here for a list of past ASM Branch Lecturers.
The ASMBL Committee solicits nominations from the general ASM membership through various sources:
Microbe – August and/or September
ASM Homepage – Call for nominations is published throughout the year
ASM Listservs – One posting in September
Branch and Lecturer Surveys – Submitted throughout the year
Branch Presidents – One letter in September
Division Chairs – One letter in September
Deadline for receipt of nominations is October 15 of each year.