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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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Call for Nominations

Application Deadline: December 30, 2008 The American Society for Microbiology Branch Lectureships (ASMBL) Program (formerly the Waksman Foundation for Microbiology Lectures Program) annually selects a scientifically diverse group of outstanding speakers who are available to participate in ASM Branch meetings at the local and regional level. The ASMBL Committee will begin preparing the speaker list for the 2009-2010 program year in January 2009.  The Committee welcomes recommendations from the ASM Membership.  To propose a candidate for this program, please submit a letter of recommendation to the Chair, American Society for Microbiology Branch Lectureships Committee. The letter should summarize the candidate's qualifications for the program, including an assessment of the candidate's abilities as a speaker.  Please include a curriculum vitae and names of individuals who may be willing to comment upon the candidate's fitness for the program.  You may also submit a nomination form (see below).   Please Note – the Committee does not accept self-nominations.  ASM also invites nominations for candidates from its international member community where international members are on sabbatical, or visiting the United States for at least one year.  Nominations must be received by December 30, 2008.  Submit nominations to  Chair, American Society for Microbiology Branch Lectureships Committee ASM - Membership Services1752 N Street, NW
Washington, DC  20036
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