EDUCATION

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.

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ASM Fellowship Opportunity for Early-Career and Future Faculty

    New ASM Fellowship Opportunity for Post-docs and Early-career STEM Faculty   The ASM-LINK Undergraduate Faculty Research Initiative (UFRI) Fellowship is offering support to STEM educators currently training or desire to train undergraduate researchers. The UFRI fellowship empowers STEM faculty to design research programs for undergraduates by creating research networks and initiating successful...

03-20-2015

Watkins Fellow, Jordan Mar, gives advice to those considering applying for the Watkins Fellowship.

Jordan Mar is completing his Ph.D. in biomedical sciences at UCSF where, under the guidance of ASM member Susan Lynch, he is focusing on the connection between the gastrointestinal microbiome and host immune regulation. Since receiving the Watkins Fellowship in 2012, Mar has gained access to the wealth of programs...

03-10-2015

Only Three Days Left to Save $100 on ASMCUE Registration

Act now and receive discounted registration to attend ASMCUE, the premier conference for biology educators. This fee covers all registration materials and all conference meals except for Saturday evening. Take advantage of the early bird rate and register today! To learn more an register, visit: http://bit.ly/cue2015earlyregwn

03-06-2015

JMBE: Seeking Manuscripts Related to Citizen Science

The Journal of Microbiology & Biology Education (JMBE) is pleased to announce a Call for Manuscripts for a second thematic issue centered on scientific citizenship. Submit your best ideas on teaching citizen science, engaging and educating a lay audience, and other topics relating to citizen science. To learn more about guidelines...

02-25-2015

Improve your grant writing skills by attending the 2015 ASM Kadner Institute.

At the Kadner Institute, participants will have an unique opportunity to enhance their skills in various areas of grantwriting and scientific communication, to learn about the rewards and preparation for various careers in microbiology, to help their professional development as microbiologists, and to participate in a demanding and intensive, yet...

02-25-2015

Register for ASMCUE by March 9 and save $100

Act now and receive discounted registration to attend ASMCUE, the premier conference for biology educators. This fee covers all registration materials and all conference meals except for Saturday evening. Take advantage of the early bird rate and register today! Click here to learn more about registration rates and information: http://bit.ly/cue2015earlyregwn.

02-23-2015

ASM Graduate Student or Postdoc Member Interested in Teaching? ASMCUE offers discounted rates!

You’ve just been assigned to teach an Introductory Microbiology class for the first time...now what? The ASM Conference for Undergraduate Educators (ASMCUE) is THE place to get you through moments like these. Learn about the latest scientific content for the classroom and effective ways to teach it. Network with educators...

02-12-2015

ASMCUE Travel Award Deadline: February 16

ASM offers travel awards to increase participation by prospective and early-career educators at ASMCUE.  Funding opportunities are available for conference attendees at varying levels of their careers and who teach at a diverse range of institutions. Anyone interested in learning more about specific travel awards they may be eligible for...

02-09-2015

ASMCUE 2015: One week left to submit a Microbrew!

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 this year's conference. If accepted, authors are given a 15-minute time slot to deliver an oral presentation about their work and solicit feedback...

02-02-2015

ASMCUE 2015: Submit your best practices by February 2!

There are only four days left to submit a poster abstract for ASMCUE! Last year, over 80% of conferences presentations were submitted by conference attendees. Take advantage of the opportunity to showcase your scholarly work in teaching microbiology or biology by submitting a poster abstract for ASMCUE. Learn more about...

01-29-2015



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