The JAM talks are open to all PhD students and early career post docs (up to three years post PhD), provided that their research is in a Microbiology related field.

Currently, JAM talks are held in Albany NY, at the David Axelrod Institute at 120 New Scotland Avenue Albany NY 12208. Successful candidates will have travel and accommodation provided for by the JAM committee.

How to apply

To apply you will have to fill in an online application form stating some information about your education background and the abstract for the talk you wish to give at the JAM seminars.

Applications will open July 15th for the 2019-2020 JAM year.

Fill in the application form below to be a speaker at JAM talks 2019/2020 ! Do not forget to indicate when you are available at the end of the form. We look forward to receiving your applications!

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Please let us know which dates you are available to present should you be selected. Note: these are preliminary dates, we will try our best to keep to this schedule.
Please choose from one of the below options, if you are from a different state, please check back next year to see if we have opened up applications to larger regions of the US. (if you do not require travel/accommodations please email us at for possible exceptions)