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 for submission, and other important information, go to:

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 enjoyable and constructive experience with both peers and senior microbiologists from around the country.

Deadline to apply: May 31, 2015

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"The Kadner Institute had a level of depth and usefulness that is often unmatched in other training programs. I will undoubtedly incorporate many of the skills I learned at the institute in the coming years as I transition into a professional setting." - Previous Participant

ASM Graduate Student or Postdoc Member Interested in Teaching? ASMCUE offers discounted rates!

gradpostYou’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 who have been there before and find your professional support group. First-timers make up nearly half of the conference attendees every year so you won’t be the only “fresh face!”

Register now to take advantage of a new discounted rate for ASM Students and Postdocs:

Register for ASMCUE by March 9 and save $100

registrationpageAct 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!

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ASMCUE Travel Award Deadline: February 16

travelawardsASM 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 are encouraged to visit