Quicklinks to Ed Websites
- Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students
- ASM Career Portal
- ASM Conference for Undergraduate Educators
- ASM Graduate and Postdoctoral Opportunities
- Biology Scholars Program
- Journal of Microbiology & Biology Education
- Faculty Programs
The Education Board's mission is to educate individuals at all levels in the microbiological sciences. It supports both student and faculty development through fellowships, online publications, conferences, workshops, and institutes, and networking opportunities.
What's New in Education?
To broaden participation in ASM’s popular online-based professional development programs for educators, the ASM Education Board launched a new webinar series, ASM M(icro)OOCs in summer 2014. Due to high demand for this inaugural offering, ASM has made all recordings and materials for the summer series available online to the public....
The 2015 Education Planning Calendar is now available. The calendar features deadlines, descriptions, and other information about ASM faculty and student programs, all designed to help members enhance the knowledge and skills that lead to successful careers in the microbiological sciences. Take a look and mark pertinent deadlines on your...
Graduate student or postdoc interested in teaching? Apply now for this 5-month, online training opportunity. Deadline - Sept 12
The American Society for Microbiology (ASM) is offering a 5-month development opportunity to help prepare doctoral-trained individuals for science teaching positions at a variety of non-doctoral institutions. Fellows in the program take part in a highly focused training experience that combines in-depth webinars, pre- and post-webinar assignments, structured mentoring, and...
The Journal of Microbiology & Biology Education (JMBE) is now accepting manuscripts for a new thematic module about teaching ethics in science for its December issue. Guest editors for this special section include: Dr. Michael Zigmond, University of Pittsburgh; Dr. Beth Fischer, University of Pittsburgh; and Dr. Frederick Grinnell, University...
The ASM seeks applications from advanced graduate students, postdoctoral scientists and early career scientists for the 2014 ASM Turning Science into a Company workshop. The workshop will be held at ASM Headquarters in Washington, DC September 26 and 27, 2014. For more information, please visit: ASM Turning Science into a Company.
The May Issue of the Journal of Microbiology & Biology Education (JMBE) is now available. In this issue, the new Editor-in-Chief describes the Editorial Board’s 5-year plan for the journal. Editors are specifically seeking papers on teaching science ethics for a special section in the December 2014 issue. If you...
Participate in our session, “Microbrew: Mixing Ideas for Successful Teaching Strategies in Microbiology and Biology.” Submit your ideas and thoughts on best practices to be presented at the 2014 ASM Conference for Undergraduate Educators (ASMCUE). You may find submission instructions and examples of previous abstracts accepted to ASMCUE at the meeting...
The Comprehensive Report of The ASM Kadner Institute (2001-2012), developed in 2013, highlights 300+ ASM Kadner Institute participants' achievements and accomplishments since attending the Institute.
The Focus on ASM Fellows (2010-2012) report highlights undergraduate, graduate and postdoctoral students' achievements between 2010 and 2012.
The December 2013 issue of the Journal of Microbiology & Biology Education (JMBE) is now available! Access to JMBE is free. Be sure to read this issue's Editorial, "From the Editor-in-Chief: Scope Expansion and New Editor-in-Chief for 2014," which highlights two exciting new changes for the Journal. http://bit.ly/eTOCV14I2WN New for 2013:...