Annual American Society for Microbiology Conference for Undergraduate Educators

Now in its 19th year, ASMCUE gathers over 325 microbiology and biology educators from around the world for an interactive four-day conference. The meeting is typically held in May or June alternating between East and West Coast locales. Attendees gather to improve their teaching techniques, engage in teaching as a scholarly endeavor, and identify with a community. Topics include teaching, learning and assessment, classroom and independent student research, student advising and mentoring, graduate training and professional skills development, K-12 outreach, and community service.

Discipline: Microbiological and Biological Sciences

Workshop Leaders (PIs): 2012 – Chair, Jacqueline Washington, Nyack College, Nyack, NY; Vice Chair, Todd Primm, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX

Funding Source(s): Registration, exhibitors, sponsorship and ASM speaker fund subsidy

Cost per participant: ~$600/participant

Costs/Fees paid by the participants (or their home institutions): Registration fee: ASM members – $699.00; Nonmembers– $799.00

Target Audience: Microbiology and biology educators from colleges, universities and international institutions.

Typical Attendance: 350

Workshop Duration: Four days

When Offered: annually in May or June

Workshop website:

Program Description (Acrobat (PDF) 548kB Feb14 14)