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, Communication, and Outreach

POM02: Career and Professional Development

POM03: Microbiology Research and Policy Environments 

POM04: History of Microbiology



Build Your Career

Do you have a resume that needs improvement? Sign-up with your email address and you can get your resume reviewed at ASM Microbe 2018! In these one-on-one sessions, you will be paired with someone who hires and/or has experience reviewing resumes to receive personal feedback on your resume.

Are you looking for a job?  Register yourself as a jobseeker and post your resume to ASM's job board, Career Connections. Employers may access resumes prior to ASM Microbe 2018 to connect. 


Hear from Top Speakers

Ellen Jo Baron
Stanford University
Mark Martin
University of Puget Sound
Julie Wolf
American Society for Microbiology

See who else is speaking. SEARCH ALL SPEAKERS IN TRACK.


Attend Innovative Sessions

Converting a CV into a Resume 
June 9, 2018 • 3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. 

The Up Goer Five Challenge: Microbiology in Plain Language
June 10, 2018 • 3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. 


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