Important Dates

Abstract Submission is Open

Travel Awards are Open

Registration Opens:
January 3, 2019

Abstract Submission and Travel Awards Close 
January 15, 2019, 5:00 p.m. (ET)

ASM Microbe 2019 Co-Chairs

David Relman, MD
Co-Chair, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California

David Aronoff, MD, FIDSA, FAAM
Co-Chair, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee

Program Committee

Meeting Location 

Moscone Center
747 Howard St.
San Francisco, CA 94103


Profession of Microbiology

PMBThe Profession of Microbiology (POM) track is everybody's track. No matter what area of microbiology you work in and what stage in your career you're at, the topics covered in POM are things you can use right away in your own practice, from improving your communication and teaching skills to getting out in the community and being an advocate for the microbial sciences!



POM01: Microbiology Education

POM02: Microbiology Communication and Outreach

POM03: Career and Professional Development 

POM04: Microbiology Research and Policy Environments

POM05: History of Microbiology


Attend Innovative Sessions

The Up Goer Five Thing: Simple Words for Tiny-Life Studies
June 22, 2019 • 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 
CHOMA — 75th Anniversary of the Discovery of Streptomycin, the First Broad-Spectrum Antibiotic: Discovery, Hopes and Challenges
June 23, 2019 • 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 
Communicating Science in the Era of Alternative Facts
June 23, 2019 • 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.