MCR-1 GENE ISOLATEDMCR-1 gene isolated from human for first time in Brazil.
ASM’s Communications Department is regularly scanning online news for coverage of the ASM as well as any of its products including meetings, journals, books, award or reports. A representative sample of the media coverage will be updated and can be read on ASM’s website.
Applications are currently being accepted for the National Registry of Microbiologists (NRM) exam which will be administered daily during the month of October at testing centers worldwide.
Presentations from the ASM’s 108th General Meeting are now available for purchase including the PSAB sponsored session, “Biosafety and Your Laboratory: The Importance of Safety in Science.” Audio and presentation slides can be downloaded and CD-ROMs can be purchased.
Nominations for the Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Young Investigator Award are currently being accepted. The award eligibility has been revised to honor nominees who are conducting outstanding research in clinical microbiology, automation in clinical laboratories, development of novel antimicrobial agents, mechanisms of action of antimicrobial agents or mechanisms of resistance to antimicrobial agents. The nomination deadline is on October 1, 2008.