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Important Dates 

Early March:
Registration opens
April 2, 2018:
Abstract submission closes
April 16, 2018:
Travel award application closes
May 21, 2018:
Advance registration deadline
June 1, 2018:
Exhibits and sponsorship deadline
June 21, 2018:
Final Registration deadline

View the Preliminary Program

Program Committee Chair
Jeffrey Olimpo, PhD

Program Committee Vice-Chair
Jaclyn Madden, MS

All Program Committee Members

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Agar Art by: Kimberly Payne, 
University of Pittsburgh 

"ASMCUE is my go–to group of like–minded instructors. ASMCUE challenges me and supported me as I improved and found new goals to strive for."
Phil Mixter, Washington State University

Who Attends

ASMCUE attracts new and experienced undergraduate faculty from diverse institutions. Although sponsored by ASM, the conference reflects the make-up of most departments in the biological sciences with faculty teaching not only microbiology but also being responsible for introductory biology, biotechnology, cell and molecular biology, ecology and many other specialty courses.

ASMCUE 2017 Attendee Demographics

In 2017, there were 347 attendees compared to 375 in 2016. Of those registered, there were:

  • 302 conference attendees and 45 exhibitors
  • Over 60 attendees teach at community colleges 
  • 45% are first-timers at ASMCUE
  • 23 international attendees from 16 countries 

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Parting Impressions


In post-conference surveys, 97% of 2017 conference attendees said they would recommend ASMCUE to a colleague. Nearly 70% reported engaging in 5 or more meaningful conversations.  

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ASMCUE 2013-2017 Conference Demographics

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