With a 93% Chance of Acceptance, ASM Microbe is Your Chance to Shine

Abstract Submission and Travel Awards Now Open!

Whether you're a student, early-career researcher or seasoned scientist, your research has the potential to change the world. By submitting your abstract, you're not just sharing your work—you're joining a global network of microbial science experts eager to provide feedback, engage in discussions and help you take your career to new heights.

Important Dates

Abstract Submission and Travel Awards Open 
Nov. 15, 2023 

Early Decision Abstract Submission 
Dec. 5, 2023, 12 p.m. ET 

General Abstract Submission and Travel Awards Close 
Jan. 23, 2024, 12 p.m. ET 

How to Submit

4 Simple Steps

Step 1: View the Schedule-at-a-Glance

ASM Microbe features an exciting agenda that includes talks from the foremost experts in the microbial sciences. You could be one of them! View the Schedule-at-a-Glance to learn more about session types and to see what we have planned for 2024!

Step 2: Choose Your Scientific Track

ASM Microbe is organized by tracks that serve as home base for your scientific specialty. Select one of 8 scientific tracks to submit your research to: 

Clinical Infections and Vaccines
Applied and Environmental Science
Host Microbe Biology
Clinical Public Health Microbiology
Applied and Environmental Science
Ecology, Evolution and Biodiversity
Antimicrobial Agents and Resistance
Climate Change and Microbiology

Step 3: Prepare Your Abstract

Here’s a quick list to help you get ready. You may also wish to review our Abstract Guidelines and Policies and Submission FAQs

  • Abstract Title: Should be brief, concise, and indicative of content.
  • Author(s) Information: Provide names, institutions, locations, titles.
  • CE Disclosures: Disclose all relevant financial relationships.
  • Supporting Documents.

The following content has a maximum character count of 2,200, not including tables and graphics:

  • Abstract Body Text: Avoid using bolded headers (e.g. Background, Methods, Results, Conclusion).
  • Tables and Graphics: 500 characters, max.

Step 4: Submit Your Abstract

Log in to the Submission portal after Nov. 15 and complete the form. Content may be directly entered or copy/pasted into the submission form, or you may upload separate file(s). Early abstract submissions close Dec. 5 at 12 p.m. ET.

Need Funding to Attend ASM Microbe?

Travel Award Applications Open Nov. 15

More than 40 opportunities are available for you to get the support you need to attend ASM Microbe 2024. While submitting your abstract, select the award(s) you would like to apply for and upload any supporting documents.

Have Additional Questions?

We've compiled a list of our most frequently asked questions to help you navigate the abstract submissions process.


Technical Support

If you have any questions regarding use of the abstract submission site, please contact technical support at ASM Support asm@support.ctimeetingtech.com.