American Society for Microbiology conference for undergraduate educators

Now in its nineteenth year, ASMCUE gathers over 300 microbiology and biology educators for an interactive four-day conference. Educators come from colleges, universities and international institutions to learn and share the latest information in the biological sciences and education research.

The Conference program includes plenary, concurrent, poster, and exhibit sessions. Participants engage in formal and informal small group discussions between colleagues all focused on the same goal: to improve teaching and learning in the biological sciences.

Formerly known as the Undergraduate Microbiology Education Conference, this conference is sponsored by the Committee on Undergraduate Education, a committee of the ASM's Education Board and managed in conjunction with the ASMCUE Steering Committee.
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Subversion of the Host Epithelial Barrier by Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Joanne Engel, University of California, San Francisco

Emerging Pathogens: How Do We Detect and Track Them?

Peter Gilligan, University of North Carolina and Chair, ASM Professional Practices Committee

Discoveries in Phylogenetically-Driven Genomic Sequencing Projects and its Potential for Your Students

Cheryl Kerfeld, Joint Genome Institute and 2011 American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education Awardee

American Academy of Microbiology Presents: E. coli: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Stanley Maloy, University of California, San Diego, Past-President, ASM and Moderator, AAM FAQ Series

American Academy of Microbiology Presents: Microbes and Oil Spills

Stanley Maloy, University of California, San Diego, Past-President, ASM and Moderator, AAM FAQ Series

The Hosthogen Genome in 4D

JJ Miranda, University of California, San Francisco

Resolving Community and Metabolic Dynamics in Colorado Plateau Biological Soil Crusts

Trent Northen, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and 2009 Presidential Early Career in Science and Engineering Awardee

Innate Immune Detection of Pathogenic Bacteria

Victoria Stone, University of California, Santa Cruz

The Science of the Microbiome: A Renaissance for Microbiology

James Versalovic, Baylor College of Medicine

Understanding by Design: Using Intelligent Course Design to Build Learning Environments
Spencer Benson, University of Maryland and 2011 Carski Foundation Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Awardee

Using Serious Games to Teach Microbiology

Kristi G. Bowling and Leslie M. Miller, Rice University

Lab Design Based on Scientific Methods

Madhusudan Choudhary, Sam Houston State University

Jorge L.M. Rodrigues, University of Texas

Creating Videos and Public Service Announcements as a Means of Promoting Student Engagement
Lisa Cuchara, Quinnipiac University

Transforming “Lecture” Halls into Student-Centered Classrooms

Michael J. Dougherty, American Society of Human Genetics

Forming Effective Student Groups for Active Learning Pedagogies

Samantha Elliott, St. Mary’s College of Maryland and 2008-2009 Biology Scholar

Programs and Best Practices to Increase Retention and Graduation Rates of Students from Underrepresented Groups in STEM: An Overview of the California State University Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation Program

Enid Gonzalez and Juanita Barrena, California State University, Sacramento

Lilia De La Cerda, California State University, Fresno

Margaret Jefferson, California State University, Los Angeles

Using the Scientific Literature to Teach Science Literacy

Jodie Krontiris-Litowitz, Youngstown State University and 2009-2010 Biology Scholar


14 Jun - 17 Jun 2012
San Mateo
United States of America
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