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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.
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Zika in ASM Journals

Read a collection of open-access artiles from ASM's journals.
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Zika In The Lab

Follow Dr. Vincent Racaniello’s lab adventures with the Zika Virus in his blog, Zika Diaries.
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Maurice Hilleman/Merck Award

ASM’s premier award for major contributions to pathogenesis, vaccine discovery, vaccine development, and/or control of vaccine-preventable diseases. The award is presented in memory of Maurice R. Hilleman, whose work in the development of vaccines has saved the lives of many throughout the world. 

Eligibility:
The nominee must have made outstanding achievements in pathogenesis, vaccine discovery, vaccine development, and/or control of vaccine-preventable diseases.

Award: 
A commemorative piece and travel to ASM Microbe where the award laureate will give the Maurice Hilleman Award lecture.

Deadline:
May 14th, 2016

*Please note the new deadline for this award.


Nominations:
Nominations will be considered without updating for three years. Self-nominations and more than one nomination per nominee will not be accepted. Only one nominating form and two supporting forms are accepted per nomination. The two supporters must be persons other than the nominator who are familiar with the nominee's qualifications and accomplishments. Only one of the three individuals involved in the nomination may be employed at the nominee's institution. The nominator and supporters must not share employers. Nominations must consist of the following:
 

 
ASM awards are granted at the discretion of the award selection committees and may not be awarded every year.
 

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