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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Apply to Attend the ASM Workshop “Turning Your Science into a Company."

ASM Turning Your Science into a Company October 1 – 3, 2015 ASM Headquarters | Washington, DCDeadline: August 20, 2015 The ASM Turning Your Science into a Company workshop provides graduates, postdoctoral and early career scientists the unique opportunity to receive practical tips, advice, and resources from successful leaders of start-ups and small...


Content Now Available for ASM Spring M(icro)OOCs Series

Content Now Available for ASM Spring M(icro)OOCs Series    Did you miss the spring ASM M(icro)OOC series? In case you missed it, ASM has made all recordings and materials for the 2015 spring M(icro)OOC series available to the public. Click here to learn more:


DEADLINE APPROACHING: Enhance grant writing skills at the ASM Kadner Institute. Apply by 5/31.

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...


JMBE May Issue Now Available

JMBE May Issue Now Available Volume 16, Issue 1 of the Journal of Microbiology & Biology Education (JMBE) has been published. Be sure to read the Letter from the Editor in which Dr. Samantha L. Elliott, JMBE’s Editor-in-Chief, discusses new and ongoing initiatives for 2015. Also published in this issue are...


JMBE Profiles with Kari Wester: Episode 3 Now Available

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 the third episode of the series, Kari sits down with ASM's Publishing Ethics Manager, Erika Davies,...


Deadline Approaching: Apply by May 1st for the ASM Watkins Fellowship

The Watkins Fellowship is aimed at highly competitive graduate students who are enrolled in a Ph.D. program and who have completed their graduate course work in the microbiological sciences. Eligible candidates must be from groups that have been determined by the applicant's institution to be underrepresented in the microbiological sciences....


Only Three Days Left to Register for ASMCUE 2015

Register today and take advantage of new programs at this year’s conference, including: Anchor Plenary Session: Where is Higher Education Going and How Will We Get There?; the Dissemination Station Resource Fair; and Directors Choice: HHMI Night at the Movies. Your registration fee covers all registration materials and all conference meals...


ASMCUE 2015 Rate for Grad Students and Postdocs

ASM Graduate Student and Postdoc Members Interested in Teaching? Take advantage of special discounted registration rate for ASMCUE 2015 before the April 20 deadline. 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...


Develop a clearer vision on the outlook of higher ed at ASMCUE

Develop a clearer vision on the outlook of higher ed at ASMCUENew for 2015: Anchor Plenary Session. Don’t miss your opportunity to discuss the future of higher ed with educational thought leaders such as Carl Wieman at the ASMCUE anchor plenary, “Where is Higher Education Going and How Will We...


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...