20th ASM Conference for Undergraduate Educators
Blending Science and Education
May 16 – 19, 2013 | The Inverness Hotel and Conference Center | Englewood, CO
Join over 300 microbiology and biology educators for an interactive four-day conference that will discuss the latest information in biological sciences and education research.
Abstract Submission Deadline February 1, 2013
Travel Award Submission Deadline February 8, 2013
Microbrew Abstract Submission Deadline February 15, 2013
Advance Registration Deadline March 15, 2013
Final Registration Deadline April 12, 2013
Register for ASMCUE and gain access to asm2013
ASMCUE 2013 will meet in conjunction with asm2013 in Denver, Colorado and will be held 20 miles away in Englewood, Colorado. Organizers have arranged a joint program that benefits ASMCUE registered attendees in the following ways:
- Enjoy a “field trip” Saturday evening to the Opening asm2013 Keynote Session and Reception from 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 18.
- Enjoy a complimentary one-day registration pass to attend asm2013 sessions on Sunday, May 19 only.
Scientists at the forefront of research and education.
Katrina J. Edwards, University of Southern California
Bacteriophage Discovery and Genomics: A Broadly Applicable Platform for Introducing Novice Scientists to Authentic Research
Graham F. Hatfull, University of Pittsburgh
Metagenomic Approaches for Microbiome Association and Disease Etiology Discovery
Joseph F. Petrosino, Baylor College of Medicine
Scientific Teaching - Past, Present, and Future
William B. Wood, University of Colorado, Boulder
Concurrent Scientific Sessions
60-minute sessions dedicated to enhancing participant's knowledge of current topics in biology and science education through lectures given by the leaders in these areas. Presenters will be encouraged to actively engage participants in their presentations.
Where Are Those Microbes Now That Your Immune System Needs Them?
J. John Cohen, University of Colorado, Denver
Microbial Ecology of the Human Lung during HIV Infection
Adela Cota-Gomez, University of Colorado, Denver
The Role of the Public Health Laboratory in Foodborne Surveillance and Outbreak Detection
Alicia Cronquist, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Pertussis Resurgence in the U.S. and Colorado: Why now?
Rachel Herlihy, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Donald Lehman, University of Delaware
Christopher Miller, University of Colorado, Denver
Microbial Electricity Production from Bioelectrochemical Systems
Zhiyong (Jason) Ren, University of Colorado, Denver
American Academy of Microbiology Presents: Vaccines
Concurrent Pedagogy Sessions
60-minute sessions dedicated to presenting practices and pedagogies that have been assessed for classroom effectiveness. Presenters will provide background information and their approach to the strategy, leaving time for participants to practice and reflect upon how they can implement the new practice or approach into their classrooms.
Development and Use of Interactive Group Case Studies in Microbiology Courses
Linsey Donner and Marnie Imhoff, University of Nebraska Medical Center
Facilitating Undergraduate Research: Trials, Tribulations and Lessons Learned
Rebecca Ferrell, Metropolitan State College of Denver
Developing and Assessing Principle-based, Scientific Reasoning in your Students
Laurel Hartley, University of Colorado, Denver
Teaching and Learning Biology Online
Jennifer Herzog, Herkimer County Community College
Mary Mawn, SUNY-Empire State College
The Face of Science is Diverse
Brad Hyman, University of California-Riverside
Case It: Molecular Biology Simulations for Case-Based Learning
Mark Bergland and Karen Klyczek, University of Wisconsin-River Falls
Doing the Classroom Flip: Are you Ready to Turn Your Classroom on Its Head?
Jeffrey Pommerville, Glendale Community College
Aimee Bernard, University of Colorado, Denver
Bethany Stone, University of Missouri
Justin York, Glendale Community College
The Active Learning Classroom: A 6-year Retrospective of Successful Strategies and Continuing Struggles in “Flipping” an Introductory Biology Course
Robin Wright, University of Minnesota
Concurrent Resource Sessions
60-minute sessions dedicated to presenting topics and information to enhance participant's professional skill sets and scholarship. Presenters will provide background information to tools, resources, and references for advancing in the profession.
Nicole Garneau, Denver Museum of Nature and Science
The Science Case Network: Resources for Case Studies and Problem-based Learning
Margaret Waterman, Southeast Missouri State University
Deborah Allen, University of Delaware
Karen Klyczek, University of Wisconsin-River Falls
Aditi Pai, Spellman College
Pat Marsteller, Emory University
Clyde Herreid, University at Buffalo
Janet Hindler, University of California at Los Angeles Medical Center
Project BETA: Engaging Undergraduate Biology Majors in Issues in Teaching, Learning, and Curriculum Design for Introductory Biology Courses
Jeff Olimpo and Patty Shields, University of Maryland
Service Learning: Incorporating Relevance, Purpose and Learning into your Courses
Laura Regassa, Georgia Southern University
Future of Interdisciplinary Education
Andrea Stith, University of Colorado Boulder
The PULSE Community: Moving from “Vision to “Change in Undergraduate Life Science Education
Loretta Brancaccio-Taras, Kingsborough Community College
Todd Primm, Sam Houston State University
New! Concurrent Assessment Sessions
60-minute sessions dedicated to presenting different assessment tools and techniques. Presenters will provide background information, their approach to the tool/technique, and how to use them effectively.
Samantha Elliott, Saint Mary's College of Maryland
Formative and Summative Assessments
Anne-Marie Hoskinson, University of Colorado at Boulder
Jennifer Knight, University of Colorado at Boulder
Christine Pribbenow, Wisconsin Center for Education Research
For more information and conference deadlines visit www.ASMCUE.org