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Resources for Microbiology Majors

Major Advising

Majors will receive personalized attention as they meet and discuss their schedule, research, and career choices. To get started meet with Dr. Matthew Domek, Microbiology Department Chair, and he will introduce you to your faculty advisor.


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Microbiology Student Clubs

  • Alpha Sigma Mu - Microbiology Club

Alpha Sigma Mu, provides valuable suggestions and services to the faculty and staff, promotes and publicizes microbiology as a science, investigates the possibility of outside financial aid resources, organizes field trips and arranges seminars with off-campus employers and graduate programs, promotes student research, gives students leadership experience and arranges social occasions within the Program. The current student officers and notices of meetings are posted.

  • American Society for Microbiology - Student Memberships

Students are invited to join the American Society for Microbiology. This is the primary professional organization for microbiologists. Student members receive a monthly subscription to Microbe a general interest microbiology magazine, access to ASM’s career resources, including employment listings and discounts on registration to the annual meeting.
The national meeting is held in late May or early June. A regional meeting is held in March or April.  Students are invited to submit abstracts to present at one or both meetings. Students can also apply for travel stipends from ASM.
More information about the American Society for Microbiology can be found at  The cost of membership is minimal. Students interested in joining ASM should contact:

Dr. Bill Lorowitz,
TY 450K
(801) 626-7782




Get To Know Our Students

Hear from real Microbiology Majors pursuing various careers and graduate school programs.

Nathan Wecker

"I wanted a career doing something I love..."

Joshua Penrod 

"I needed a program that would give me a great base for med school..."

Sarah Redington

"To me, it's not just useful, it's fun!"

Let's Connect!


Advisor & Office Hrs

New Major Advisor
Dr. Matthew Domek
Dr. Michele Culumber

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Mailing Address

Weber State University
College of Science
1415 Edvalson St., Dept. 2506
Ogden, UT 84408-2506

Building Location

Tracy Hall Science Center (TY 450)

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