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ASM Attends UN General Assembly

ASM President, Susan Sharp, Ph.D., joined global leaders at the United Nations General Assembly in New York today in a historical meeting to focus on the commitment to fight AMR.

UN General Assembly Focuses on AMR

Leaders at the UN General Assembly draft a plan for coordinated, cross-cutting efforts to improve the current state of AMR.

Superbugs are a 'Fundamental Threat'

If antibiotics were telephones, we would still be calling each other using clunky rotary dials and copper lines," Stefano Bertuzzi, CEO of ASM, told NBC News.
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ASM Statement on the Scientific Basis for Evolution
ASM Statement

ASM recently posted its revised Statement on the Scientific Basis for Evolution, on the ASM website. The statement was revised after ASM Council input on May 24, 2006 and subsequent review.

ASM Biodefense and Emerging Diseases Research Meeting
Meeting Information

The 5th ASM Biodefense and Emerging Diseases Research Meeting is scheduled for February 27 - March 2, 2007 in Washington, DC. Abstract submission is open until November 16 and registration for the meeting will begin in November.

New from ASM Press: Oral Microbiology and Immunology
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Oral Microbiology and Immunology, edited by Richard J. Lamont, University of Florida College of Dentistry; Robert A. Burne, University of Florida College of Dentistry; Marilyn S. Lantz, University of Michigan School of Dentistry; and, Donald J. LeBlanc, Retired, Pfizer Global Research and Development, cohesively details the ecology, virulence, molecular biology, and immunogenicity of oral bacteria, viruses, and fungi and examines their interface with host cells and secretions. Readers will gain knowledge and understanding of the oral ecosystem and its unique role in human health and disease from the new textbook. For more information, visit ASM’s e-store and click on ASM Press.