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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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Jef Boeke, Ph.D. trained at Rockefeller University (Ph.D.) and the Whitehead Institute (postdoc).  He is Professor of Molecular Biology & Genetics and Founding Director of the High Throughput Biology Center at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His research interests lie in yeast genetics and genomics, with an emphasis on tool development, eukaryotic transposable element biology, and chromatin. He founded the “High Throughput Biology Center” or HIT Center, an interdisciplinary Center. The HIT Center contains advanced core facilities at JHU, Proteomics, DNA sequencing, Microarray and Chemcore, a robotics and compound screening unit. Dr. Boeke, together with colleagues Joel Bader and Srinivasan Chandrasegaran, leads the Sc2.0 synthetic yeast genome project, and created the course "Build A Genome".