The Junior Awards for Microbiology are a monthly seminar series aimed at supporting and connecting young microbiology researchers in the US. 

Talks are held in Albany, NY at the Wadsworth Center, David Axelrod Institute.

Established in collaboration with the original JAM talks at the University at Birmingham.

Applications have closed for the 2019/2020 JAM USA season, if you would like to keep informed about when next years applications open please join our mailing list below!

Nocardia bacteria - Kara Levinson

Nocardia bacteria - Kara Levinson


JAMs are monthly talks held in Albany, NY, where young microbiologists have an opportunity to share their research.  

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Cryptococcus - Kara Levinson

Cryptococcus - Kara Levinson

Autoflourescence of Legionella - Kara Levinson

Autoflourescence of Legionella - Kara Levinson


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JAM USA is kindly sponsored by Beckman Coulter and American Society for Microbiology Student Chapter of Eastern NY.

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