ASM Near You


ASM Branches have a long history of serving microbiology at the local level. They provide members with a wide range of scientific programs, networking events, and the opportunity to serve in leadership roles.

Student Chapters

Join or start a Student Chapter! Chapters host several events throughout the year such as career panels, visits to microbiology companies, judging science fairs, etc. – all while advancing the microbial sciences.


Country Ambassadors and Young Ambassadors are volunteer leaders representing ASM to their home state or country and relaying the needs of local members to ASM.

Bioresource Centers

BRCs provide scientists, educators, laboratorians, policy makers, and students with cutting-edge scientific resources, training, and increase their knowledge-base of biological sciences