• Registration: NOW OPEN
  • Exhibit booth sales: NOW OPEN
  • Late-breaker Abstract submission site: CLOSED
  • Early bird registration deadline: April 20, 2017
  • Hotel reservation deadline: May 17, 2017


Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
900 Convention Center Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70130

"This meeting is ESSENTIAL for researchers, educators, and students in microbiology. This is where ideas and expertise are shared and debated, and where students can meet people who are otherwise just names on papers."
Charles Wimpee, Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin


Late-breaker abstract submission is now closed! 

In order to create an innovative and comprehensive program that reflects the broad scope of the microbial sciences, the Program Committee has developed seven tracks. Please take a moment to review the list of tracks

Important Dates

Abstract submission: CLOSED
Travel award application: CLOSED
Abstract dispositions emailed: Late-February 2017
Abstract withdrawal deadline: March 10, 2017

Late-breaker abstract submission: CLOSED
Late-breaker abstract withdrawal deadline: Late-March 2017
Late-breaker abstract dispositions emailed: Late-March 2017