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 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...


Save the Dates: ASM Webinar Series on Teaching for Spring 2015

To broaden the reach of ASM’s webinar-based training programs, the Education Board introduced ASM M(icro)OOCs in the summer of 2014. Based on the concept of “massive open online courses,” the second installment of the program will be offered again in spring 2015. Each M(icro)OOC is designed for ASM members (or...


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...


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...