Present at ASMCUE

ASMCUE is shaped by attendees. No matter your professional level, you can share teaching strategies, connect with colleagues, and contribute to the ASMCUE program. 

There is still an opportunity to contribute to the program:

Late-Breaking Poster Abstracts – Due June 1, 2019, 11:59 p.m. (PT)

Important Information

  • Applicants can save progress on their application and return to complete at a later time.
  • No re-submissions will be allowed.
  • All presenters are responsible for conference registration fees, travel, and hotel expenses. Direct questions about the submission and review processes to

Late-Breaking Poster Abstracts

Submission Deadline: June 1, 2019, at 11:59 p.m. (PT)

The ASMCUE Program Committee now invites late-breaking poster abstracts. The submission should highlight education research outcomes associated with any of the subdisciplines in the biological sciences. 

The abstract describes innovative teaching approaches or the specific activities conducted by students and indicates how those changes affected student learning.  Work described in the abstract must have been tested on students and assessment of the activity’s outcomes must be described. Analyzed data and conclusions must be included. 

Abstracts must be based on results that have not been published in any journal or presented at any public, scientific, or educational conference, nationally or internationally, before August 1, 2019. 
Exception: ASMCUE is an affiliated meeting of ASM Microbe 2019. Abstracts submitted to ASM Microbe may also be submitted to ASMCUE. Authors should note that the submission and review processes for each meeting are independent.

Poster Details
  •  Late-breaking poster abstracts accepted to ASMCUE 2019 will be published online to the ASMCUE website and mobile app.
  • Posters abstracts may include 4 total authors. 
Key Poster Abstract Components
  • Background
  • Hypothesis statement, study design, and methods
  • Data supporting effectiveness of strategy and conclusion

Due June 1, 2019, at 11:59 p.m. (PT)

Review Criteria and Guidelines
All submissions are reviewed by the 2019 ASMCUE Poster Review Committee according to the following criteria:
  • Overall quality and originality
  • Abstract includes all of the necessary components (background, hypothesis statement, study design, methods, data supporting effectiveness of strategy, and conclusion(s))
  • Specific and succinct abstract
Abstracts that fail to include all required components will automatically be rejected. No re-submissions will be allowed.

View Poster Rubric 

Late-Breaking Poster Dispositions
The primary contact will receive a disposition by mid-June 2019

Examples of previously accepted abstracts may be found in the Journal of Microbiology & Biology Education’s 2018 Spotlight Issue.