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Microphone on stage
Looking to improve your science communication skills? Register for the latest offering of ASM’s "Science Communication for Microbiologists" course! Offered exclusively for ASM members, this 5-week interactive training will introduce the fundamentals of communicating science and walk participants through the steps of how to craft an engaging, entertaining message for a specific audience. The course consists of live weekly sessions that incorporate presentations and interactive discussions.

You have the option of choosing from 1 of the following tracks:

  • Advocacy (30 slots)

    • Participants will receive a crash course in United States federal policy and legislation, working with ASM Advocacy staff to develop messaging for meeting with their member of Congress.
  • Communicating with Lay Audiences (30 slots)

    • Learn how to distill and translate your science for a general, non-expert audience. Focused on public presentations.
  • Communicating with Professional Audiences (30 slots)

    • Improve your formal presentations and learn techniques for sharing your research with your scientific colleagues.
Limited slots are available, so sign up today!

Note: Sessions will not be recorded, and by registering, you are commiting to attend each session!


Open to ASM members only. Join or renew your membership.

Registration Details

The course costs $25.

Contact Information

Geoff Hunt,