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Events

Conference for undergraduate microbiology educators

May 21, 2009

The CSU campus will host the 2009 American Society for Microbiology Conference for Undergraduate Educators. Erica Suchman, associate professor at CSU, is the local organizing chair for the conference.

Annual conference for undergraduate educators in microbiology

Thursday, May 28 through Sunday, May 31

Conference in brief  

ASMCUE is an interactive four-day conference on scientific updates and effective teaching strategies. Each year, the conference attracts approximately 325 microbiology and biology educators.

Erica Suchman, associate professor in the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology at Colorado State University is the local organizing chair for the 2009 Conference.  

2009 program highlights and plenary speakers 

  • Scientists at the forefront of research and biology education
  • "Bacteria for Bioenergy: Hydrogen Gas Production," Caroline Harwood, University of Washington
  • "Biofilms Opposites: Pathogenesis and Drug Discovery from Uncultured Species," Kim Lewis, Northeastern University
  • "Tuberculosis: Why Now is a Good Time to Leave the Planet," Ian Orme, Colorado State University
  • "Do We Need to Know...? Those Who Have the Courage to Teach Must Never Cease to Learn," Jeffrey Pommerville, Glendale Community College
  • "The Microbial Basis for Life on Earth," Thomas Schmidt, Michigan State University

Micro Brew sessions

Abstracts submitted for this year's "Micro Brew: Mixing Ideas for Successful Teaching Strategies in Microbiology" sessions are now available. 


Contact: Erica Suchman
E-mail: erica.suchman@colostate.edu
Phone: (970) 491-6521