The Illinois Society For Microbiology was established in 1935 to promote scientific knowledge in microbiology
and to support the work of the American Society for Microbiology.


ASM 2018 New Tech Professional Development Grant Program
ASM Microbe Meeting June 7-11, 2018
Atlanta, Georgia

If you are a relatively new clinical laboratory scientist (CLS) or equivalent working in a clinical microbiology laboratory, are directly involved with bench work, have aspirations of doing more and possibly assume a leadership role, you may be eligible for an ASM $1,500 Professional Development Grant.

The award will be used for the meeting registration fee and to help defray travel expenses. During the meeting you will interact with a pre-assigned mentor, attend symposia, visit poster sessions, peruse industry-sponsored exhibits featuring the latest technological advances, have the opportunity to network with other new and “seasoned” microbiologists and learn more about the profession of microbiology.

It’s simple to apply―complete the following application by January 19:

If you have questions, please send to

Laboratory Microscope. Scientific and healthcare research background.