The Center for the History of Microbiology/ASM Archives (CHOMA) is pleased to report that the History of Microbiology Poster Session at the American Society for Microbiology 2014 General Meeting (asm2014) was a great success - 22 posters on a wide range of topics were displayed; traffic was high and feedback on the individual posters and the whole session was excellent.
Plans are now underway for the 2015 History of Microbiology Poster Session:
2015 ASM General Meeting (asm2015)
May 30 – June 2, 2015
New Orleans, LA
Please check back later for more information and abstract submission guidelines - website will be updated as new information becomes available.
Criteria** for Judging Abstract Submissions:
The CHOMA Abstract Review Sub-Committee will use a score sheet that emphasizes:
- Consistency with the ASM poster guidelines (outlined on asm2014 General Meeting abstract submission website)
- Relevance of topic to history of microbiology
- Clarity and focus of topic
- Richness, complexity and depth of analysis
- Appropriateness of sources regarding interpretations
- Originality of idea
** Additional guidelines and "helpful hints" will be posted soon.
When submitting an abstract, you will be asked to indicate a general topic area – choose “Microbiology Education.” You will then be directed to a list of sub-topics – choose “History of Microbiology.”
General guidelines on posters and abstract submission will be available on the asm2015 General Meeting site (site will be available soon).
Contact Jeff Karr, ASM Archivist at firstname.lastname@example.org