American Academy of Microbiology
About the Academy
Academy NewsAmerican Academy of Microbiology Announces Its Leadership Election Results for 2021
American Academy of Microbiology Elects 65 New Fellows for 2021
American Academy of Microbiology and Council on Microbial Sciences Virtual Symposium Insights: Emergent Roles of Microbiologists in the Post-COVID Environment
Academy Activities at World Microbe Forum
The Academy is hosting the following engaging sessions to highlight ASM Awardees, showcase COVID-19 scientific updates and provide networking opportunities for fellows:
- Academy Chair’s Invited Session with ASM Elizabeth O. King Lecturer and Nobel Laureate Dr. Charles Rice.
- ASM Awards Spotlight.
- ASM Awards Subcommittee Chair's Invited Session.
- Academy Virtual Networking Event.
- COVID-19 Research Registry: A year of Progress.
Find Academy Fellows
Each year, the American Academy of Microbiology (Academy) elects exceptional scientists to fellowship in the Academy. Academy fellows represent a wide variety of microbiology sectors, including research, education, public health, industry and government service. The Governors of the Academy elect fellows from a pool of nominated candidates.
Nominees for fellowship must exhibit high ethical standards, scientific excellence, originality, scholarly and creative achievement and leadership. The Academy takes each of these selection criteria extremely seriously and will take appropriate measures to address any alleged or actual unethical behavior by Academy fellows.
ASM fosters a culture of equity and inclusion to achieve diversity in science. Specifically, ASM seeks to create a culture where all individuals feel respected, are treated fairly and are provided opportunities to develop professionally and excel in their chosen career pathway.
Nominations for this year are closed. Nominations for the 2022 fellowship class will open Aug. 1, 2021. For questions or clarifications, please contact Academy@asmusa.org.
Academy Fellowship Dues
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Academy Dues StructureThe Governors of the Academy have established a structure that provides joint Academy and ASM membership starting in membership year 2020. Please refer to the benefits table to decide which membership type is right for you.
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