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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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Comparative and evolutionary genomics; methods for identification of orthologous and paralogous genes. Physical models of genome evolution. Evolutionary Systems Biology genomics, relationships between the evolution of the genome and of molecular phenotype. neutral and selective processes in the genomic and phenomic evolution. Evolution of viruses and antivirus defense systems, in particular the CRISPR-Cas system of adaptive immunity in bacteria and archaea. Mathematical models of virus-host coevolution. Origin of eukaryotic cells and their molecular innovations. Origin of first cells, replication, translation and the genetic code.