Content Now Available for ASM Spring M(icro)OOCs Series

Content Now Available for ASM Spring M(icro)OOCs Series   

moocs cover 1Did you miss the spring ASM M(icro)OOC series? In case you missed it, ASM has made all recordings and materials for the 2015 spring M(icro)OOC series available to the public.

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DEADLINE APPROACHING: Enhance grant writing skills at the ASM Kadner Institute. Apply by 5/31.

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

JMBE Profiles with Kari Wester: Episode 3 Now Available

jmbeprofiles3JMBE Profiles with Kari Wester is an interview series that highlights the volunteers that comprise the JMBE Editorial Board, the authors who contribute their work, and the education innovations that bring them together. In the third episode of the series, Kari sits down with ASM's Publishing Ethics Manager, Erika Davies, to discuss the importance of scientific ethics, responsible conduct of research, trends in research misconduct, and resources to help educate ASM members and non-members alike about the importance of scientific integrity.

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JMBE May Issue Now Available


May Issue Now Available

Volume 16, Issue 1 of the Journal of Microbiology & Biology Education (JMBE) has been published. Be sure to read the Letter from the Editor in which Dr. Samantha L. Elliott, JMBE’s Editor-in-Chief, discusses new and ongoing initiatives for 2015. Also published in this issue are the abstracts for the 22nd Annual ASM Conference for Undergraduate Educators (ASMCUE).

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Deadline Approaching: Apply by May 1st for the ASM Watkins Fellowship

The Watkins Fellowship is aimed at highly competitive graduate students who are enrolled in a Ph.D. program and who have completed their graduate course work in the microbiological sciences. Eligible candidates must be from groups that have been determined by the applicant's institution to be underrepresented in the microbiological sciences. For more information, please visit: