From its beginnings, modern science has been international. Global collaboration enhances biomedical science, and clinical trials and genetic research today rely on international cooperation.
Given the enormous uncertainty and the long trek from discovery to commercial payback, relying on the private sector to carry the lion’s share of funding for basic research would bring discovery to a grinding halt
Perhaps with more enthusiasm than originality, I feel compelled at the end of the year to look back on what has happened in my life. The compulsion is even stronger this December, since the end of the calendar year coincides with my first year at the helm of ASM as its CEO.
Microbiologists will soon be able to take advantage of a new publishing track that ASM is launching. Coming in the new year to all microbiology labs of the world and to ASM’s 50,000 members, it is my pleasure to announce mSphereDirect!
World AIDS Day 2016 gives us an opportunity to reflect on what progress has been made, and on what work still must be done
As I get ready to attend this year's ABRCMS meeting, I reflect on the issues involved in promoting diversity
Today is a special day for ASM: yet again another of our members has been awarded the Nobel Prize!
In part 1, I reflected on the historical change of the new ASM governance--here I would like to highlight some key issues that I see facing ASM and its new governance structure