Welcome to the ASM

The ASM is a not-for-profit organisation, formed in 1959 as a learned society devoted to furthering the science of microbiology.

The ASM became an incorporated professional society in 1976.

iumsA member of the International Union of Microbiological Societies.


STA logoASM is a member Society of Science & Technology Australia.


Latest News Items

2014 ASM Award Winners

August 15th

Click here to see the latest award winners


AHMR Congress

July 5th, 2014

The Australian Health & Medical Research Congress (AHMRC) will be held from 16-19th of November 2014 at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre. A terrific line up of plenary speakers will be on hand to discuss "Transdisciplinary Approaches to Chronic Diseases".

Registrations are now open: http://ahmrcongress.org.au


ASM Member Wins VIC Premier's Award for Health and Medical Research 2014

June 3rd, 2014

Congratulations to Dr Jaclyn Pearson, an ASM member who was awarded the Victorian Premier's Award for Health and Medical Research 2014:Her work on Eteropathogenic and Enterohermorrhagic E. coli at the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity at the University of Melbourne was recognised by the Premier through this award, and should be highly commended!Click here to read the ASMR press releaseASM Tri-State Scientific Meeting 2014May 30th, 201431st October - 1st November 2014Doubletree by Hilton, Alice Springs, NTDownload the flyerThe WA Branch Committee is happy to host and organise this year's Tri-State meeting.What you can expect:    Varied and engaging scientific programme    Great food and social activities    Fantastic location and networking opportunitiesRegistrations are now open at www.trybooking.com/EZQGPlaces are strictly limited so register now to avoid disappointment.Early bird rate - AU$250.00 available until 1st August, AU$280.00 thereafter.Numerous accommodation options are available within vicinity including Alice in the Territory. Book now to avoid disappointment.



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