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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ASMCUE 2016: Registration Open and Abstract Deadlines Approaching

Registration for ASMCUE 2016 is now open! ASMCUE gathers nearly 400 microbiology and biology educators for an interactive four-day conference. Register by May 16 and save $100. To learn more about the conference, including information on workshops and upcoming deadlines, visit www.asmcue.org (http://bit.ly/asmcuereg2016lkin). We do hope you will join us at the...

02-04-2016

Only One Week Remains to Apply for the ASM Grant Writing Institute Online. Deadline: 2/10.

ASM Grant Writing Institute Online The program goal is to familiarize participants with the process of applying for NIH and NSF grants and provide the skills set needed to successfully obtain grants. Topics include broad discussions of: Writing NIH/NSF grants Viewing grants from the reviewer's perspective Participants will leave the program with: An overview of the...

02-03-2016

Interested in improving student learning? Apply to a Biology Scholars Training Course Today!

Applications are now being accepted for the 2016 Biology Scholars Program.  Applicants may choose from three hybrid courses, all geared toward improving student learning.  In each course, accepted participants will attend webinars and complete online assignments from March through July. The experience is completed after Scholars meet face-to-face at workshops...

01-29-2016

In Case You Missed It! JMBE December Issue Now Available

The December issue (Volume 16, Issue 2) has been published. The 40-article issue includes research on how course climate may affect student persistence, instructions for an inquiry-based laboratory activity for brewing beer, tips for modeling the microbiome, and much more!   http://bit.ly/eTOCv16i2wn 

01-15-2016

ASM Conference for Undergraduate Educations 2016 Preliminary Program Announced

Information on plenary speakers and sessions at ASMCUE 2016 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 Bethesda North Marriott in North Bethesda, Maryland for the 23rd anniversary of this exciting scientific...

12-22-2015

JMBE December Issue Now Available

The December issue (Volume 16, Issue 2) has been published. The 40-article issue includes research on how course climate may affect student persistence, instructions for an inquiry-based laboratory activity for brewing beer, tips for modeling the microbiome, and much more! For the complete Table of Contents, visit: http://bit.ly/eTOCv16i2wn

12-18-2015

Save the Date! ASMCUE 2016 Heads to the Washington, DC Area

After a nationwide search, the venue for the 2016 ASM Conference for Undergraduate Educators (ASMCUE) has been selected.  We are pleased to announce that the conference will be held July 21-24, 2016 at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center. The group room rate is $129.00 plus taxes. You will...

09-16-2015

2016 Education Planning Calendar

The 2016 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...

08-17-2015

ASM SWPI: Program Impacts and Expansion

To support beginning scientists in advancing academically and professionally in the microbial sciences, the Society has offered its ASM Scientific Writing and Publishing Institute (SWPI) since 2010. Sponsored by the ASM Committee on Graduate and Postdoctoral Education, the SWPI is led by ASM members who have published widely, reviewed manuscripts,...

07-15-2015

JMBE: Seeking Manuscripts Related to Citizen Science

The Journal of Microbiology & Biology Education (JMBE) is now accepting 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 for submission, and...

07-13-2015



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