Biology education and grant writing webinars

Join ASM Education for an exciting line-up of professional development webinars this fall! You are able to sign up for individual webinars or register for the webinar series at a bundled discount. For more information, you can email Rachel Horak,

Biology Education
Breathe new life into your biology and microbiology courses with innovative tips and tools from award-winning educators! The Strategies for Teaching Undergraduate Biology has monthly webinars about hot topics in biology education. Audience: All educators in biology

All webinars at 2 PM ET
9/10: Dr. Holly Basta, Developing Quantitative Skills Using Educational Resources
10/8: Dr. Sandra Porter, Staying Current: What Science and Skills do Educators Need to Know and Teach in Biotechnology?
10/28: Dr. Jordan Steel, Incorporating Scientific Primary Literature in your Course’s Learning Activities
11/18: Dr. Mary Mawn + Jen Herzog, Active Learning: A Strategy Supported by Data
12/9: Dr. Phil Mixter + Jen Herzog: Active Learning: Creating Connections between Students and Knowledge

Grant writing
Seasoned grant writers share their best tips in the American Society for Microbiology Grant Writing webinar series. Writing strategies are appropriate for NIH, NSF, and major US-based foundations. Audience: early-career professionals, postdocs, students.

All webinars at 2 pm ET
9/12: The funding landscape and an overview of the grant-writing enterprise
10/3: The core of a successful grant application
10/17: Introducing yourself to reviewers: Impactful biosketches
10/31: Addressing rigor and reproducibility in grant applications
11/14: The grant review process
12/5: Applying for foundation funding
12/12: What do you still need to know to write a winning proposal?