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

Chapters provide a friendly environment to expand horizons and peer interaction. Many Chapters partner with local Branches to develop meeting programming and create presentation opportunities.

International Ambassadors


  • Prestige of being an official ASM representative
  • Networking with scientific leaders worldwide
  • Advancing microbiology to meet Grand Challenges

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