Quicklinks to Ed Websites
- 2016 Education Planning Calendar
- Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students
- ASM Career Portal
- ASM Conference for Undergraduate Educators
- ASM Graduate and Postdoctoral Opportunities
- Biology Scholars Program
- Journal of Microbiology & Biology Education
- K-12 Outreach Activities
- Faculty Programs
The Education Board's mission is to educate individuals at all levels in the microbiological sciences. It supports both student and faculty development through fellowships, online publications, conferences, workshops, and institutes, and networking opportunities.
What's New in Education?
DEADLINE APPROACHING: Explore the Scientific Writing and Publishing Process with ASM Journals Editors. Deadline: 12/1.
The ASM Scientific Writing and Publishing Institute (SWPI) Online is a three-month, six-part professional development webinar series designed to provide graduate students and postdoctoral and early-career scientists with the skills set needed to successfully publish in scientific journals. Cost: $150 Deadline: December 1 Click here to learn more. Participants are encouraged to take what they learn in this...
Receive money to present your research at ASM Microbe 2016, the largest meeting of microbiologists in the world. The ASM Undergraduate Research Capstone Program (UR-Capstone) provides students with funds to attend the ASM Research Capstone Institute and present their research at ASM Microbe. Eligibility Be an ASM member, Be U.S. citizen or Permanent U.S. resident, Be enrolled...
After a nationwide search, the venue for the 2016 ASM Conference for Undergraduate Educators (ASMCUE) has been selected. We are pleased to announce that the conference will be held July 21-24, 2016 at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center. The group room rate is $129.00 plus taxes. You will...
The 2016 Education Planning Calendar is now available. The calendar features deadlines, descriptions, and other information about ASM faculty and student programs, all designed to help members enhance the knowledge and skills that lead to successful careers in the microbiological sciences. Take a look and mark pertinent deadlines on your...
To support beginning scientists in advancing academically and professionally in the microbial sciences, the Society has offered its ASM Scientific Writing and Publishing Institute (SWPI) since 2010. Sponsored by the ASM Committee on Graduate and Postdoctoral Education, the SWPI is led by ASM members who have published widely, reviewed manuscripts,...
The Journal of Microbiology & Biology Education (JMBE) is now accepting manuscripts for a second thematic issue centered on scientific citizenship. Submit your best ideas on teaching citizen science, engaging and educating a lay audience, and other topics relating to citizen science. To learn more about guidelines for submission, and...
Content Now Available for ASM Spring M(icro)OOCs Series Did 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. Click here to learn more: http://bit.ly/spring2015mooccontentwn
JMBE 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...
JMBE 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,...
New ASM Fellowship Opportunity for Post-docs and Early-career STEM Faculty The ASM-LINK Undergraduate Faculty Research Initiative (UFRI) Fellowship is offering support to STEM educators currently training or desire to train undergraduate researchers. The UFRI fellowship empowers STEM faculty to design research programs for undergraduates by creating research networks and initiating successful...