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:

Only Three Days Left to Register for ASMCUE 2015

registrationpageRegister today and take advantage of new programs at this year’s conference, including: Anchor Plenary Session: Where is Higher Education Going and How Will We Get There?; the Dissemination Station Resource Fair; and Directors Choice: HHMI Night at the Movies. Your registration fee covers all registration materials and all conference meals except for Saturday evening. Advance your teaching career and register for the premier conference for biology educators. There is no on-site registration so be sure to register before the April 20 deadline!

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ASMCUE 2015 Rate for Grad Students and Postdocs

ASM Graduate Student and Postdoc Members Interested in Teaching? Take advantage of special discounted registration rate for ASMCUE 2015 before the April 20 deadline.

gradpostYou’ve just been assigned to teach an Introductory Microbiology class for the first what? The ASM Conference for Undergraduate Educators (ASMCUE) is THE place to get you through moments like these. Learn about the latest scientific content for the classroom and effective ways to teach it. Network with educators who have been there before and find your professional support group. First-timers make up nearly half of the conference attendees every year so you won’t be the only “fresh face!” Register now to take advantage of a new discounted rate for ASM Students and Postdocs before it’s too late!

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Enhance grant writing skills & explore microbiology careers 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

Develop a clearer vision on the outlook of higher ed at ASMCUE

Develop a clearer vision on the outlook of higher ed at ASMCUE

mikeyheaderNew for 2015: Anchor Plenary Session. Don’t miss your opportunity to discuss the future of higher ed with educational thought leaders such as Carl Wieman at the ASMCUE anchor plenary, “Where is Higher Education Going and How Will We Get There?” The deadline to register is April 20, so be sure to take advantage of this event and many more professional development opportunities and register for ASMCUE today!

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