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 December Issue and Special Section on Scientific Ethics Now Available

The December Issue of JMBE has been published in tandem with “Scientific Ethics,” JMBE’s first ever special section. Volume 15, Issue 2 includes a discussion of genomics placement in biology education, a laboratory module on hormones and antibiotics in nature, and 17 activities designed to engage STEM undergraduates in the...


Apply Now 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...


ASM Conference for Undergraduate Educators 2015 Preliminary Program Announced

Information on plenary speakers and sessions at ASMCUE 2015 are now available on the Preliminary Program page. Be sure to check back frequently for conference updates. We do hope you will join us at the Renaissance Austin Hotel in Austin, Texas for the 22nd anniversary of this exciting scientific and...


New JMBE Profiles Episode Debuts: Writing for Science Education Journals

JMBE Profiles with Kari Wester is an interview series that highlights the volunteers that comprise the JMBE Editorial Board, the authors who contribute their work, and the education innovations that bring them together. In this second episode of the series, Kari sits down with three science educators - Marcy Kelly...


Focus on ASM Fellows (2011-2013)

The Focus on ASM Fellows (2011-2013) report highlights undergraduate, graduate and postdoctoral students' achievements between 2011 and 2013.


ASM Education Fellowship Opportunities

ASM provides funds to students, postdoctoral fellows, and early and mid-career scientists to conduct research and participate in activities that encourage professional growth in a new area. Funds may be available for stipends, housing, travel, and membership in ASM. Please visit the Student Careers page to see a complete list of all...


Save the Dates! 2015 ASM Faculty Programs Calendar Now Available

Educators – Build your career with ASM Faculty Programs! Learn more about ASM’s Conference for Undergraduate Educators, online professional development opportunities and publications at:


Save the Date! ASMCUE 2015 Heads to Austin, Texas

ASMCUE 2015 will be held May 28-31 at the Renaissance Austin Hotel. We are also pleased to announce that José Bowen, President of Goucher College and author of the award-winning book, Teaching Naked: How Moving Technology out of your College Classroom will Improve Student Learning, will present the opening lecture...


ASM M(icro)OOCs: Free professional development webinars for educators now available!

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....


2015 Education Planning Calendar

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...