Congress Passes Zika Funding BillCongress passed and President Obama signed a 10-week continuing resolution, which includes $1.1 billion for Zika virus research.
The Center for the History of Microbiology/ASM Archives (CHOMA) sponsors the Annual History of Microbiology Lecture at the ASM General Meeting as well as Symposia and Workshops on a wide range of topics related to the history of microbiology.
Lists of Past History of Microbiology Lectures, Symposia and Workshops are available here:
Recordings (slides and audio) of Some Past Sessions Are Available Here:
Lecture (From Humor to Virus: The Microbiology of Yellow Fever in Historical Perspective)
Lecture (Three Heroes of Environmental Microbiology - Robert Koch, Sergei Winogradsky and Arthur T. Henrici)
Lecture (Accomplishments and Legacy of the Soviet Biological Weapons Program, 1928-1992)
Symposium (Early Microbe Hunters Overcoming Biases and Barriers)
Lecture (A Century of Bacteriophages)
Symposium (The Culture of Rice: From Farm to Fermentation)
Lecture (Death in a Small Package: Anthrax, History, and Microbiology)
Symposium (Bacillus anthracis for War and Terrorism: A Continuing Story)
For questions or additional information, contact the ASM Archivist