ASM is proud to be a gold-level sponsor of Black in Microbiology Week 2021, organized by the Black Microbiologists Association. By supporting this showcase of Black microbiologists from around the world, we seek to amplify the contributions of Black microbial scientists and work to address disparities and racism in the microbial sciences. 

#BiM2021 is Sept. 27 - Oct. 1, 2021. Check out free, online events each day:

Monday, Sept. 27:STEM Education

  • Keynote: Clifford Houston, Ph.D.
  • Black in Microbiology Trivia
  • STEM Education Panel

Tuesday, Sept. 28: Research Day

  • Early Career Research Symposium

Wednesday, Sept. 29: Career Day

  • Career Profiles
  • Microbiology Careers Panel

Thursday, Sept. 30: Community Day

  • Keynote: A. Oveta Fuller, Ph.D.
  • BMA Twitter Chat
  • Black Microbiologists in the Community Panel
  • BMA Social Hour

Friday, Oct. 1: Past, Present and Future

  • Keynote: Kayla Rayford
  • Black in Microbiology Bingo
  • Past, Present and Future Panel