Congress Passes Zika Funding Bill

Congress passed and President Obama signed a 10-week continuing resolution, which includes $1.1 billion for Zika virus research.

ASM Acts to Counter Zika Virus Outbreak

The emerging threat of Zika virus infection.

ASM Urges Action to Combat Zika Emergency

Current events linked to the Zika virus make aggressive public health actions and funding to combat this emerging infectious disease more crucial than ever.
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Antibacterial Development Conference

The Indo-US Professorships in Microbiology, sponsored by the Indo-US Science & Technology Forum, encourages partnerships between the United States and India. Open to ASM members and non-members alike, the program provides microbiological expertise to faculty and students in both countries by supporting grantees to teach interactive short courses or perform research projects. 
The ASM-IUSSTF Indo-US Professors for Round Two of 2012 are:


 Wei- Mei Ching- Senior Scientist, Viral and Rickettsial Diseases Department, Naval Medical Research Center , USA, was selected to be an awardee for the  ASM-IUSSTF Indo-US Teaching Professorship to implement the short course, “Genomics and proteomics in diagnostic test design for detection of zoonotic diseases: Utility of these tools in evaluating assays using scrub.”

 Yadav Asheesh- Scientist (Permanent Position) at the Institute of Minerals and Material Technology on biological wastewater treatment, India,  was selected to be am awardee for the ASM-IUSSTF Indo-US Research Professorship to implement the research project “Study on interaction of iron and microbial communities for developing high performing bioremediation technologies.”