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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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Antibacterial Development Conference

deluca nealThere are two very different transcriptional states of the HSV genome. In one state the genome is transcribed in an ordered cascade such that the approximately 85 gene products are abundantly synthesized leading to the prolific production of progeny virions and cell destruction. By contrast transcription can be repressed, such that very little if any viral gene products are made, resulting the long-term persistence of the viral genome. Dr. DeLuca's laboratory studies the viral and cellular mechanisms involved in these two different transcriptional states, as well as the mechanisms affecting the transition between them.