Contact ASM

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American Society for Microbiology
1752 N Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20036-2904
(202) 737-3600


For queries about ASM governance and questions to the leadership
Phone: (202) 942-9303

Chief Executive Officer (Stefano Bertuzzi) 
President (Peggy Cotter) 


Director: Catherine Ort-Mabry

For inquiries about press releases, press activities at  ASM Meetings. 
Media inquires and press relations.
Phone: (202) 942-9365
Fax: (202) 942-9367 


Director: Janet Hedrick

For inquiries about renewals, journal subscriptions, dues claims, change of address and membership cards.
Phone: (202) 942-9319
Fax: (202) 942-9346 

Member Benefits   
For inquiries about how to become a member and the benefit available to members
Phone: (202) 942-9319
Fax: (202) 942-9346

For employers and job candidates inquiring about jobs. Questions regarding placement.
Phone: (202) 942-9285
Fax: (202) 942-9346

Branch Programs
For inquiries about Branches  
Phone: (202) 942-9381
Fax: (202) 942-9346

Student Activities
For inquiries about Student membership, Student Chapters, etc.
Phone: (202) 942-9285
Fax: (202) 942-9346


Director: Kirsten Olean

Meetings/Workshop Information
For inquiries about ASM meetings and workshops. For all ASM meetings and workshops
Phone: (202) 942-9320
Fax: (202) 942-9340

Meetings/Workshops Calendar
To add a meeting or conference to the calendar maintained by ASM
Phone: (202) 942-9320
Fax: (202) 942-9340

Conferences Information
For inquiries about ASM Conferences. 
Fax: (202) 942-9340 


Director: Amy Chang

For inquiries about fellowships in Microbiology
Phone: (202) 942-9283
Fax: (202) 942-9329

Education Programs/Resources/Career Materials
For inquiries about resources available to students and faculty
Phone: (202) 942-9282
Fax: (202) 942-9329


Director: Karen Collishaw

Public Policy
For inquiries on legislative and regulatory issues, position statements, policy reports and issue alerts.Information on legislative issues and position statements
Phone: (202) 942-9209
Fax: (202) 942-9335

Congressional Science Fellowship
For inquiries and an application for the ASM Congressional Science Fellowship program



Director: Prasad Kuduvalli

International Affairs
Information on ASM's international programs
Fax: (202) 942-9328



Director: Christopher DeCesaris

For finance and accounting matters contact


Director: Barbara Goldman (ASM Journals)
Director: Christine Charlip (ASM Press)

Inquiries about member service issues, member claims, and back volume sales to members should be directed to

Inquiries related to institutional quotes, institutional claims (online & print), invoice requests, agent orders, lost online activation instructions, and back volume sales to institutions should be directed to

Queries regarding receipt of submitted manuscripts or in press manuscripts, please contact the appropriate Production Editor:


Journal Production Editor Phone No. E-Mail
Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy
Noel Lin
(202) 942-9231
Applied and Environmental Microbiology
Barbara Slinker
(202) 942-9219
Clinical and Vaccine Immunology (formerly Clinical and Diagnostic Laboratory Immunology) 
Jessica Kanotz
(202) 942-9301
Clinical Microbiology Reviews

Charles Brown

(202) 942-9384
Eukaryotic Cell
Ellie Ghatineh
(202) 942-9338
Genome Announcements
Stefanie Kowalski
(202) 942-9222
Infection and Immunity
Jessica Kanotz
(202) 942-9301
Journal of Bacteriology
Becky Zwadyk
(202) 942-9214
Journal of Clinical Microbiology
Charles Brown
(202) 942-9384
Journal of Virology
Julie Nachman
(202) 942-9337
Microbiology and Molecular Biology Reviews

Charles Brown

(202) 942-9384
Molecular and Cellular Biology
Becky Zwadyk
(202) 942-9214
Maisha Fleming Miles, Managing Editor 
(202) 942-9350
Noel Lin
(202) 942-9231
Ellie Ghatineh
(202) 942-9338

For manuscripts under review, please contact the scientific editor directly.

For all inquiries related to mBio, please contact Maisha Fleming Miles, Managing Editor:

ASM Press  

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  • General inquiries related to ASM Press products or help ordering products: or call 202-942-9203
  • Author and editor inquiries: (202) 942-9245
  • Desk and examination copy inquiries and questions about online subscription products: (202) 942-9203
  • Order inquiries: (800) 546-2416 [U.S. and Canada] or (703) 661-1593 [all other countries]


Director: Marina Moses

Critical Issues Colloquia
For inquiries about the Colloquia Program.

For inquiries about election to membership (Fellowship) in the Academy.
ASM Awards Program
For inquiries about the Society's Scientific Achievement Awards.


Director: Peggy McNult

Professional Practice

American College of Microbiology
For inquiries about the American College of Microbiology including certification by the American Board of Medical Microbiology (ABMM), American Board of Medical Laboratory Immunology (ABMLI), and the National Registry of Certified Microbiologists (NRCM) and the accredited microbiology and immunology training programs of the Committee on Postgraduate Educational Programs (CPEP).


Director: Connie Herndon

ASM Strategic Alliances 
For general inquiries related to business development opportunities.

Meeting Exhibits and Sponsorships 
For inquiries related to exhibits and sponsorships at an ASM event.


  • ASM Corporate Programs: (202) 942-9327
  • ASM Microbe: (202) 942-9379
  • ASM Clinical Virology Symposium: (202) 942-9379
  • ASM Biothreats Meeting: (202) 942-9228
  • ASM Conference for Undergraduate Educators (ASMCUE): (202) 942-9228
  • Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS): (202) 942-9228