ASMB - American Society for Matrix Biology ASMB - American Society for Matrix Biology

Welcome to ASMB!

ASMB Mission Statement

The mission of the ASMB is to promote basic, translational, and clinical research on the extracellular matrix (ECM), cell-ECM interactions, and ECM-based therapies and devices, and to support the growth and professional development of the ECM research community. The ASMB will accomplish this mission by promoting interactions among academia, scientific societies, industry, and government; facilitating dissemination of relevant knowledge and new findings; providing mentoring opportunities to junior scientists; and advocating sustained funding for research and education.


ASMB 2016 Biennial Meeting was a great success!

Look for 2017 Workshop information coming soon.

View the full 2016 Meeting Program

ASMB Council Election Results - Congratulations to:

Lynn Sakai, President-Elect

Ambra Pozzi, Secretary-Treasurer

Merry L. Lindsey, Councilor

Alexandra Naba, Councilor

Christopher Overall, Councilor


Here is the latest edition of the ASMB Newsletter - The Matrix Letter

ASMB Meetings

ASMB 2016 Biennial Meeting

View the meeting program HERE.


ASMB is pleased to announce the 2017 ASMB Workshop on Basement Membranes.  
This event, organized by Roy Zent, Vanderbilt Medical Center and Jeffrey H. Miner, Washington University School of Medicine will be held July 12-14, 2017 at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN.  Look for more information coming soon.

Future ASMB Workshops 

If you would like to chair an ASMB workshop in 2019 or beyond, preview the RFP here. 

Applications will be sought in early 2018 for the 2019 workshop.

Link Resources

News - view current funding and award application opportunities in the scientific community

Resources - links to partner societies and topic specific websites

Travel Grants for Young Scientists

The Matrix Letter 2016


The NEW issue of The Matrix Letter is here!

View the 2016 Spring/Summer Issue of

The Matrix Letter Vol 15. no. 1

Chinese Society of Matrix Biology Announcement

Read about this new group and the CSMB Conference!

ASMB Election Results - Voting is now closed.

ASMB is proud to be a Rare Disease Day partner!

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Upcoming Meetings

Gordon Research Conference on: Fibronectin, Integrins & Related Molecules
Sunday, January 29, 2017

2017 Collagen Gordon Research Seminar
Saturday, July 15, 2017

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