Take Part in the Summer of Science With ASM Microbe Online! 

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ASM Microbe Online is bringing you the dynamic, cutting-edge science you expected to hear at ASM Microbe 2020 to the comfort of your home. You’ll be able to explore research from your peers with thousands of ePosters, hear from experts in the field during live keynotes and access track-related content with a curated selection of on-demand sessions.

Please note: Although ePosters are open access, login credentials are required for accessing ASM Microbe Online content.  

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Featured Content

ASM Members Only

New and breaking scientific content from the ASM Microbe 2020 program is accessible online. 

Keynote Address 

  • COVID-19: Public Health and Scientific Challenges – Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
  • COVID-19: Crisis Response – Margaret A. Hamburg, M.D., Former Foreign Secretary, National Academy of Medicine, Chair of the NTI | bio Advisory Group and Former Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration

President's Forum 

  • Annual President’s Update – Robin Patel, M.D., Mayo Clinic
  • Antibacterial Resistance in the Age of COVID, and Beyond – Karen Bush, Ph.D., Indiana University
  • Aspergillus, Azoles and AMR – Paul E. Verweij, M.D., F.E.C.M.M., Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center

Open Access

Opening Session 

  • Keynote Address – Deborah Birx, M.D., White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator
  • Preventing the Next Pandemic: Vaccine Diplomacy in an Age of AntiScience – Peter Hotez, Ph.D., M.D., Baylor College of Medicine
  • Science in a Post-Pandemic World – Stefano Bertuzzi, Ph.D., M.P.H., ASM Chief Executive Officer


  • Browse research from your peers with thousands of ePosters featuring accepted abstracts from ASM Microbe 2020.

Industry and Science Program Is Live!

  • Learn about Luminex® solutions for SARS-CoV-2 detection in the Industry and Science Symposia. 
  • View exhibitor products and services in the Virtual Showcase.
  • 24/7 viewing is available until Feb. 2021.
Industry and Science Symposia Virtual Showcase

Available On-Demand

Symposia, Awards and Courses/Workshops (ASM Members Only)

  • ASM Awards Lectures
  • A Discussion about the National COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma Project
  • After Chat with Dr. Peter Hotez
  • Renewed Alliances for Combating AMR: WHO and ASM
  • Microbial Communities: Diversity Matters
  • Bioremediation: Microbes are Doing the Dirty Job
  • Coronavirus Disease 2020: Clinical, Epidemiological and Genomic Insights
  • Everyone in the Pool: Expanding Access to Transplant Donors
  • Finding and Starting an Academic Job: A Chat with New Assistant Professors
  • Going to the Dark Side: Adaptation Leading from Colonization to Infection
  • Diagnostics for COVID-19 After Chat
  • Importance of Reliable Generation and Appropriate Interpretation of AST Results in 2020
  • Parenting and Microbiology
  • Therapeutics: COVID 19 Summit Live After Chat
  • Group B Strep Screening in Pregnant Women: An Update
  • COVID-19 Registry 
  • Emerging Drug Resistance in C. difficile
  • New Treatments for Viral Infections in Transplant Recipients
  • Phage Hunters: Integrating Research Experiences into the Undergraduate Curriculum
  • Practical Tips for Supporting Access, Inclusion and Equity in the Classroom
  • SARS-CoV-2 in the Environment: What Have We Learned?

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