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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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...


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...


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:


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 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...


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...


Now accepting applications for the 2015 ASM Watkins Fellowship

Applications are currently being accpeted for the ASM Robert D. Watkins Graduate Research Fellowship. The goal of the fellowship is to increase the number of underrepresented groups completing doctoral degrees in the microbiological sciences and aimed at highly competitive graduate students who are enrolled in a Ph.D. program and who have completed their graduate course...


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...


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...


ASMCUE 2015: Registration Open and Abstract Deadlines Approaching

Registration for ASMCUE 2015 is now open! ASMCUE gathers nearly 400 microbiology and biology educators for an interactive four-day conference. Register by March 9 and save $100. We do hope you will join us at the Renaissance Austin Hotel in Austin, Texas for the 22nd anniversary of this exciting scientific...


Adopt the Vision and BE the Change! Two weeks left to apply to be a 2015-2016 Biology Scholar.

Are you experimenting with different methods of instruction in the classroom or laboratory?  Would you like to learn more about effectively measuring student learning?  Apply now for one of these ASM/NSF-sponsored professional development training opportunities. Over 250 biology educators from diverse institutions have been trained and are now leading science...