Preliminary Program

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Important Dates 

May 21, 2018:
Advance registration deadline
June 1, 2018:
Exhibits and sponsorship deadline
June 21, 2018:
Final Registration deadline

Program Committee Chair
Jeffrey Olimpo, PhD

Program Committee Vice-Chair
Jaclyn Madden, MS

All Program Committee Members

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Agar Art by: Kimberly Payne, 
University of Pittsburgh 

"ASMCUE has been instrumental in building my teaching practices toolbox and connecting me with teachers at the cutting–edge of scientific teaching."
Miriam Martin, University of California, Davis

Special Events and Networking

HHMI Night at the Movie

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The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) will host a movie night on Saturday (July 28). Join us Saturday evening (July 28) for a screening of selected episodes from HHMI's film project, I Contain Multitudes. Enjoy refreshments and a meet-and-greet with scientists involved in the films and participate in a Q&A session with the presenters, Dr. Jack A Gilbert – Director of the Microbiome Center and a Professor of Surgery at the University of Chicago and Dr. Aileen O’Hearn, HHMI.


Dissemination Station Resource Fair

2016 bethesdaThis allows individuals from grant-funded programs and non-profit organizations to share materials with ASMCUE attendees. For now, save the date for Friday, July 27 and make sure you register for ASMCUE when registration opens. Please e-mail with questions.


JMBE Office Hours: Get Feedback on Your Manuscript

JMBE logoWhether you have a draft in progress or simply an idea about work you’d like to publish, Editors from ASM’s Journal of Microbiology & Biology Education (JMBE) are available to answer questions and provide advice. Signup details coming soon!


New This Year: First-Time Attendee "Buddy" Program 

Participants will have a chance to connect with a seasoned attendee to help navigate ASMCUE and their career. Details coming soon

Networking Sessions and Anniversary Celebration 

Several organized networking sessions – some familiar and others unique for the anniversary year – are in the works. Details coming soon.