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Welcome to the Michigan Branch of the American Society for Microbiology (MI-ASM)
~ An active ASM branch since 1920 ~

Our 2019 meeting was held on March 23. It was great to see everyone there! If you missed it, please check out the meeting information and check back in early 2020 for details on our next conference.

Congratulations to our newly elected 2019-2020 board leadership:
President-Elect Paul "Skip" Price from Eastern Michigan University
Secretary Sara Blumer-Schuette from Oakland University
Treasurer Anne Casper from Eastern University
Alt. Councilor Laura Harris from Davenport University

Congratulations to our 2019 best student speakers:

Patrick T. McLaughlin from Wayne State University (Graduate)
Joseph Stewart from Eastern Michigan University (Undergrad)
Congratulations to our 2019 best student posters:
Carolyn Lammers from Eastern Michigan University (Undergrad)
Amanda Roellenger from Eastern University (Undergrad)
Luke Rosema from Grand Valley State University (Undergrad)
Jacob Wright from Michigan State University (Undergrad)

Registration for our Annual Meeting in 2020 will open in January!

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We provide a friendly, inclusive environment for students to present their microbial research. To support that, we offer automatic membership with meeting registration and poster and talk presenters get free meeting registration. We also provide best undergraduate and graduate poster and talk awards. Check out our Conference Preparation area for details!


Are you interested in sponsoring the MI-ASM 2020 Annual Meeting? We are interested in corporate sponsors! Please contact Anne Casper at for more details.

Congrats to Dhrubajyoti Nag, postdoc from Wayne State University, for winning an ASM Peggy Cotter Travel Award for Early Career Branch Members worth $1650 to attend ASM Microbe conference in San Francisco, CA, June 20-24.

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Last updated: March 24, 2019