ASMCUE attracts new and experienced undergraduate faculty from diverse institutions. Although sponsored by ASM, the conference reflects the make-up of most departments in the biological sciences with faculty teaching not only microbiology but also being responsible for introductory biology, biotechnology, cell and molecular biology, ecology and many other specialty courses.
ASMCUE 2016 Attendee Demographics
In 2016, there were 375 attendees, compared to 398 in 2015. Of those registered, there were:
- 320 conference attendees and 55 exhibitors
- 269 ASM Members and 51 non-members (among faculty participants)
- 47% first-time attendees
- 22 international attendees, representing 19 countries
ASMCUE 2013-2015 Conference Demographics
Each year, approximately 40-50% of ASMCUE attendees are first-timers. The institutions represented are usually 1/3 undergraduate, 1/3 community college, and 1/3 doctoral-granting. Attendees are not only teaching microbiology. Nearly 45% are responsible for the introductory biology course and may be teaching anatomy and physiology, biochemistry, bioinformatics, biotechnology, cancer biology, cell and molecular biology, ecology, immunology, virology, zoology and more!The following demographics reflect an overview of the locations of our attendee institutions along with the type of institution, based on Carnegie classfication, over the past three years. Each institution is represented once, for a total of 589 institutions and this includes 62 international institutions.
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