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ASM Washington, D.C. Branch


The Washington, D.C. Branch of the American Society for Microbiology​ (ASM) aims to advance microbiology and related fields in the Washington, D.C. Metro area by providing a networking and research sharing platform. 

Branch members includes academics, industry and government professionals,  students, and others that share a love for microbiology. The Branch has 4 Student Chapters located at Uniformed Services University, George Mason University, University of Maryland, and Howard University. 

We host bi-annual meetings to facilitate interactions among members; stimulate investigations in microbiology and related sciences; disseminate the results of microbiology research carried out by scientists in the Washington, D.C. area; and provide a means by which students can present research findings.

To Join The American Society for Microbiology & the D.C. Branch:

You can join the D.C. Branch via the ASM Membership webpage:

All are welcome to join and there are no limits to joining based on zip code or the number of Branches a member belongs to.

DC Branch annual membership fees: 

  • Students $5

  • Postdocs $10

  • Professionals $20

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