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ASM Professional Development Grant for Clinical and Public Health Microbiologists

This grant is designed to inspire non-doctoral level clinical and public health microbiologists to get more engaged in our profession by attending the ASM Microbe 2019 meeting. This grant will be used for the meeting registration fee and to help defray travel expenses.

Program Details

During the meeting you will interact with a pre-assigned mentor, attend symposia, visit poster sessions, peruse industry-sponsored exhibits featuring the latest technological advances, have the opportunity to network with other clinical and public health microbiologists and learn more about the profession of microbiology


Professional Development Grant eligibility criteria are:

  • Worked as a clinical or public health microbiologist in a clinical or public health microbiology laboratory for at least 2 and less than 10 years at the time of application submission.
  • Non-doctoral level professional.
  • ASM member.
  • Never attended an ASM General Meeting.
  • Not participating as an author on a poster or giving any type of presentation at the 2019 ASM Microbe meeting.
Funding for the 2019 grant was generously provided by: Accelerate Diagnostics, AlphaTec Systems, Anaerobe Systems, Beckman Coulter Foundation, BD Life Sciences, Becton, Dickinson and Company, bioM√©rieux Inc., COPAN Diagnostics, Hardy Diagnostics, Medical Chemical Corporation, Promega Corporation, Quest Diagnostics, Qvella Corporation, Specific Diagnostics, Tech Lab, and TIB MOLBIOL Inc.