Explore how next-generation sequencing technology works and what it can do for you. The ASM Conference on Rapid Applied Microbial Next-Generation Sequencing and Bioinformatic Pipelines is returning in 2020 – October 23-26, 2020, in Washington, DC! 

Mark your calendars to join us! 

Important Dates

Early Abstract Submission Opens
May 18, 2020
Early abstract submission and review for those with VISA requirements is now closed. Dispositions will be sent out by June 3, 2020. Keep in mind that it can take three to four months (or more in some cases) to obtain a VISA. Visit the registration page for additional VISA information and a letter of invitation. Travel award recipients will be notified once all the abstracts have been reviewed early next year.

Early Abstract Submission Closes
June 1 at 5:00 p.m. ET

Early Abstract Disposition Sent
June 3, 2020

General Abstract Submission Opens
June 3, 2020

General Abstract Submission Closes
July 23, 2020

General Abstract Disposition Sent
August 10, 2020

Travel Award Request Close
July 23, 2020

Registration Opens

About Washington, D.C.

Washington, DC, the U.S. capital, is a compact city on the Potomac River, bordering the states of Maryland and Virginia. It’s defined by imposing neoclassical monuments and buildings – including the iconic ones that house the federal government’s 3 branches: the Capitol, White House and Supreme Court. It's also home to iconic museums and performing-arts venues such as the Kennedy Center.

While in the area, we encourage you to check a few of the cities main attractions. Welcome to Washington, DC!
View More